CVTI cardiologists cover a multitude of subspecialties within the field, offering patients truly comprehensive heart care. Our physicians not only treat cardiovascular disease, but help in its prevention — and with the rehabilitation of patients with a history of cardiovascular issues. This range of expertise allows the team to provide individualized care with the most advanced technologies and therapies leading to excellent outcomes and patient experiences.

Division Chief

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    Vaughn A. Starnes, MD

    Chair and Distinguished Professor, Department of Surgery; Founder and Executive Director of the USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute

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    Practicing Locations

    Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    Keck Hospital of USC
    USC Healthcare Center 2
    USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital
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    Ray V. Matthews, MD

    Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, Co-Director, USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute

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    Practicing Locations

    Keck Medicine of USC – Pasadena
    USC Healthcare Center 2

    Specializing In

    Cardiovascular Disease

Our Cardiologists

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Practicing Locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
USC Healthcare Center 2
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Electrophysiology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Heart Failure, Women's Cardiovascular Health

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC - La Cañada Flintridge
Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena

Specializing In

Interventional Cardiology

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Practicing Locations

USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Cardiology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Cardiology, Echocardiography, Women's Cardiovascular Health

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2
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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Arrythmias, Heart Failure

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Electrophysiology, Cardiac Imaging, Arrhythmias

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Cardiology, Echocardiography, Women's Cardiovascular Health

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Practicing Locations

Keck Medicine of USC - La Cañada Flintridge
USC Healthcare Center 2
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Cardiology, Echocardiography, Women's Cardiovascular Health

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Cardiology, Echocardiography, Heart Failure, Nuclear Cardiology