Division of Cardiovascular Diseases:
Advanced Cardiac Echocardiography
The Scripps Clinic Echocardiography Laboratory provides services through two hospitals and seven outpatient clinic locations throughout San Diego County. The lab employs 40 trained sonographers and performs over 30,000 studies per year.
The Echocardiography Lab has long been a leader in introducing new technology into clinical practice. This has given the lab a pivotal role in the development of multiple clinical programs in cardiology. Examples include the adoption of advanced three-dimensional echocardiography for structural heart disease intervention guidance and strain imaging in the cardio-oncology and heart failure programs.
The Scripps Echocardiography Lab also founded one of the first dedicated Advanced Structural Imaging fellowships in the country, training future leaders in the guidance of minimally invasive procedures for structural heart disease.