Dr. Nsair is the Director of the Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at UCLA. He received his MD from the University of Alberta, where he also completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship. He received advanced training in Advanced Heart Failure and Interventional Cardiology at UCLA Medical Center and a post doctoral fellowship in Regenerative Therapies. His research interests include cardiovascular regenerative and rejuvenation therapies, as well as advanced studies of mechanical circulatory support devices and novel heart failure medical therapies. Dr. Nsair has strong interest in sports medicine and extensive expertise in managing cardiovascular disease in patients of all athletic levels, from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete, and is a skilled proceduralist in coronary and structural heart interventions. Current research interest focus on implantable and wearable technologies in heart failure patients and extended to athletes at all levels to help optimize clinical care and athletic performance. More >
Dr. Aboulhosn is the Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease program, and he also specializes in structural interventional cardiology and heart disease in pregnancy. Dr. Aboulhosn received his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received advanced training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at UCLA Medical Center. He is the chairman of the Global Research working group for the International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, and is also on the writing committee for the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines on Adult Congenital Heart Disease. As a congenital heart disease specialist, Dr. Aboulhosn has vast experience with managing patients of all ages, including competitive athletes and highly active patients, and has expertise with structural interventions to address congenital pathologies such as valvular heart disease and cardiac defects (atrial septal defects, patent foramen ovales). More >
Dr. Hsu received his undergraduate education at MIT, where he double-majored in Mechanical Engineering and Biology, and he subsequently received a Masters of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering at MIT. He attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and received his Internal Medicine residency training at UCSF Medical Center. He completed his General Cardiology fellowship at UCLA Medical Center, where he served as Chief Fellow. He currently is finishing his Ph.D. training in the UCLA Molecular Cellular & Integrative Physiology (MCIP) department, in which he is studying the effects of endurance exercise on cardiovascular calcification. Dr. Hsu has a long-standing interest in sports cardiology, and he is actively involved in the Sports Cardiology section of the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
Dr. Shannon is a Pediatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at UCLA Medical Center, and is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He received his MD from Columbia University, and completed his Pediatrics residency and Pediatric Cardiology fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart disease. He has extensive experience with managing highly competitive athletes, and frequently sees athletes at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. As an Electrophysiologist, he has expertise with managing abnormal heart rhythms in athletes, including arrhythmia ablations. More >
Dr. Dave is the Director of Interventional Cardiology at UCLA Health. He is the Program Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, and is also serving as the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization laboratories at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Community Cardiology Practices. He attended Saurashtra University in India and completed his internship and residency at University of Illinois Medical center at Chicago. He completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at USC Medical Center. He is board certified in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease. More >
Dr. Horwich received a BA in History from Brown University and an MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She then returned to her native Los Angeles to complete internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship training at UCLA, during which time she also attained a Master’s of Science in Clinical Research from UCLA. She is Medical Director of UCLA's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, including the Dr. Dean Ornish Comprehensive Lifestyle Program for Reversing Heart Disease, Co-Director of the UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Health Center, and an active member of the Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center. Dr. Horwich's clinical interests include treating and preventing heart disease in women, cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure, and echocardiography. Dr. Horwich's main research interests include studying obesity, body composition and cardiovascular disease, as well as risk factors and novel therapies for patients with heart disease, with a focus on women. More >