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Meet the Heart Failure Expert Team

Nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "High Performing" program for the treatment of heart failure, Cedars-Sinai can treat your heart condition with a combination of comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques and minimally invasive surgical procedures. Our expert team of cardiologists and heart surgeons are at the forefront of heart disease care, working with specialized nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to provide each patient with a unique plan of care.

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Cardiologist, California Heart Center/University Cardiovascular Medical Group
Co-Director, Heart Failure Unit, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Program Director, Post Graduate Education in Interventional Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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IM Cardiology
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Associate Program Director of Post Graduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cardiologist, California Heart Center Foundation University Cardiovascular Medical Group
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IM Cardiology
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Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Associate Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Research and Education Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support/Transplant Cardiology Attending California Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
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IM Cardiology
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Associate Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Education Advanced Heart Disease
Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support/Transplant Cardiology Attending, California Heart Center
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IM Cardiology
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Co-Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Director, Solid Organ Transplant Cardiology Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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IM Cardiology
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Director, Heart Failure Research Associate Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
Director, Post Graduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation
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IM Cardiology
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Associate Director, Clinical Affairs
Board of Directors, California Heart Center Foundation
Chief Medical Officer, California Heart Center Foundation
Director, Advanced Heart Disease
DSL/Thomas D. Gordon Chair, Heart Transplantation Medicine Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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IM Cardiology
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Associate Director, Heart transplant Research and Education Advanced Heart Disease, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Attending Physician, California Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California
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IM Cardiology
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Attending Physician, California Heart Center
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program Advanced Heart Disease, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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IM Cardiology
Nurse Practitioners
  • Desiree Covey, MSN, AGNP-BC
  • Jennifer Fleming, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Sheena Greco, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Simran Grewal, MSN, AGACNP-BC
  • Stacey Gross, MS, NP-BC
  • Irene Marker, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Jennifer Nguyen, MSN, ANP-C, AGACNP-BC
  • Chona Pedraja, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Maria Fe White, MSN, FNP/ACNP-BC

Many of the physicians who have medical staff privileges to practice medicine at Cedars-Sinai are independent physicians, and not employees or agents of the hospital. These independent physicians bill separately for their services. You should contact your physician to determine their status and billing practices.