Dr. Ravi Dave is the Director of Interventional Cardiology at UCLA Health. He is the Program Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. He is also serving s 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.
Dr. Dave's clinical interests include: Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) using all devices, treatment of Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO) of coronary vessels, performing Complete revascularization in High-risk Indicated Patients (CHIP), Mitraclip procedure and percutaneous treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
Dr. Dave has been in practice at UCLA for over 20 years and has a high volume procedural practice. He has been voted as a Super Doctor every year since 2007.
Medical Board Certifications
- Myocardial Infarction
- Valve Disease
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- CHIP Procedures
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