Division of Cardiovascular Diseases:
Scripps Clinic has a long history of providing advanced, leading edge, minimally invasive care to patients with coronary artery, peripheral vascular and structural heart disease. Scripps Clinic has one of the country’s largest clinical programs in interventional cardiology, with our member physicians performing a high volume of interventional cardiology procedures; nearly 2000 coronary and 1000 structural interventions annually. Additional expertise includes the percutaneous management of patients with severe heart failure and cardiogenic shock, including the placement of transcatheter left (and right) ventricular assist devices and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
The Scripps Clinic interventional program focuses on the patient, emphasizing the highest possible quality care using appropriate and successful procedures, low complication rates, early discharge and minimal recovery time. By focusing on best practices and quality metrics, Scripps Clinic physicians provide patients with the best possible outcomes.
Recognitions & Awards
SCMG Interventional Cardiologists have received numerous awards and honors including:
Scripps Clinic physicians edit the seminal Textbook in Interventional Cardiology. Now entering 8th addition, this textbook is a comprehensive review of the field including the underlying basic science, key clinical trials, basic and advanced procedural techniques.
Scripps Clinic physicians also edit Interventional Cardiology Clinics, an influential, quarterly review journal that provides up-to-date coverage of advances in the field, and is read by trainees and interventional cardiologists around the world