Asim Rafique, MD
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Asim Rafique, MD

  • Interventional Cardiology
Average rating: 4.9
| 259 ratings
Santa Monica Cardiology | 2020 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 220, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Rafique received his medical degree from the Khyber Medical College. He subsequently completed research fellowship in echocardiography and heart valve diseases at Cedars-Sinai followed by internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai/West Los Angeles VA. Dr. Rafique went on to complete the interventional cardiology fellowship at the UCLA/West Los Angeles.

Dr. Rafique provides comprehensive general and interventional care in both clinic and hospital setting for a variety of cardiac diseases. These include coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, angioplasty/stenting, heart valve disease, valvuloplasty, PFO closure, hypertension, lipid disorders, congestive heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, peripheral artery disease, pericardial disease, and heart diseases associated with pregnancy and connective tissues disorders.

His research focus includes novel percutaneous/structural interventions, device design, cardiovascular outcomes research, predictive modeling, heart valve diseases and heart failure.





Interventional Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2016
Cardiovascular Disease, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2015


Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2012


Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2010


MBBS, Khyber Medical College, 2003

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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