Ming-Sing Si, MD

Ming-Sing Si, MD

Cardiac Surgery
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Children's Heart Center
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 330
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-825-9524

About

Dr. Si is an academic congenital cardiac surgeon with clinical interests in the surgical treatment of neonatal, pediatric, and adult congenital heart disease. Dr. Si's clinical research is in single ventricle heart disease and heart failure in the setting of congenital heart disease. He also has clinical interests in heart valve repair in the setting of congenital heart disease. His laboratory research investigation is focused on delineating the pathophysiology of heart failure and cardiac fibrosis as well as the development of novel therapies for these entities. Specifically, the Si Lab is investigating the developmental and postnatal functional roles of the SLIT-ROBO signaling axis in the cardiovascular system by utilizing diverse in vitro and in vivo experimental approaches. His research team is motivated to make impactful scientific discoveries and to advance the treatment of heart failure.

Dr. Si also performs surgeries at Children's Hospital of Orange County for those who live in the Orange County area. 

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Congenital Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2013
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2010

Residencies

University of Michigan Health System, 2009
University of Michigan Health System, 2008
UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2006
UC Irvine INTERNSHIPS/RESIDENCY/FELLOWSHIP VERIFICATIONS, 2002

Degree

UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 1999

Recognitions

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2021, 2022
  • Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Doctor, 2021

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Valve repair
Mechanical circulatory support
Heart transplant
Single ventricle defect
Pediatric congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease

Research

Interests

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplantation
  • Single ventrical heart disease
  • Aortic valve repair
  • Cardiac fibrosis
  • Cardiac hypertrophy

Recognitions

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2021, 2022
  • Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Doctor, 2021