Riverside Cardiology Associates Medical Group was founded in 1989 by Dr. Pond and Dr. Chen. Dr. Ho joined the group in 2009.
We are a full-service organization of board certified cardiologists with diverse yet complementary skills. Dr. Pond’s area of interest is general cardiology, including echocardiography, stress testing, nuclear imaging, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography. He serves as medical director of the cardiac rehabilitation program for the HeartCare Center at Riverside Community Hospital.
Dr. Chen is also a general adult cardiologist, with skills in diagnostic testing and therapies. He is particularly interested in preventative cardiology and lipid abnormalities, and is the founder and moving force behind the Lipid Club, which promotes lecture programs by expert guest speakers to share the latest medical information with other physicians in the community. He and Dr. Pond also founded Inland Clinical Research, a company dedicated to clinical research trials in areas such as hypertension, lipid abnormalities, diabetes mellitus, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure.
Dr. Ho practices adult cardiology, with particular emphasis on acute cardiac care, diagnostic angiography, and interventions. He completed post-doctoral training at Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas, and is board-certified in intervential cardiology and advanced techniques. In addition to coronary stenting procedures, he performs angiography and interventional revascularization procedures for carotid artery disease and peripheral vascular disease. He has served as the chairman of the Cardiac Services Committee at Riverside Community Hospital, and manages our Temecula office.
Dr. Abdelmalik practices echocardiography, nuclear imaging, and invasive cardiology, with emphasis on radial artery techniques. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed his residency training at University of California Irvine. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.