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Heart Valve Disease


The Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Heart Valve Disease

The UCLA Heart Valve Diseases Program's goal is to be able to provide multidisciplinary comprehensive care to patients with valvular heart disease. The UCLA Heart Valve Program offers state-of-the-art care in the following services:

Imaging procedures

  • Transthoracic echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography including 3D TEE
  • Intracardiac echocardiography
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Catheter-based procedures

  • Balloon Valvuloplasty (aortic valve, mitral valve, pulmonic valve)
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Edwards SAPIEN valve)
  • Transcatheter Pulmonic Valve Implantation (Medtronic MELODY valve)

Surgical-based procedures

  • Surgical valve replacement including minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (AVR)
  • Surgical valve repair including robotic-assisted mitral valve repair
Telephone Number
(310) 825-9011
Provider Specialty
Aboulhosn, Jamil MD Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Alejos, Juan Carlos MD Pediatric Cardiology
Ardehali, Abbas MD Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery
Kwon, Murray MD Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery
Laks, Hillel MD Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery
Levi, Daniel MD Pediatric Cardiology
Reemtsen, Brian MD Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery
Shannon, Kevin MD Pediatric Cardiology
Shemin, Richard MD Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery
Suh, William MD Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Tobis, Jonathan Marvin MD Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Vorobiof, Gabriel MD Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease


UCLA Cardiovascular Center
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, suite 630
Los Angeles, CA 90095