Chiayu Chen, MD, FACC graduated from Johns Hopkins University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in 1986 and his cardiology fellowship at George Washington University in 1989. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is the managing partner of Riverside Cardiology Associates, and has been in practice in Riverside since 1989. He performs general and invasive cardiology.
Georges AbouRjaili, MD, FACC received his medical degree from Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon in 2003. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship training at Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY in 2011. He went on to complete an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY in 2012. He has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
He specializes in complex coronary and peripheral arterial interventions, structural heart disease including transcatheter aortic valve intervention, and minimally invasive vein ablation procedures. He is well trained in radial artery techniques and has a special interest in preventive cardiology.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology.
Alain Waked, M.D. received his medical degree in 2003 from the Lebanese University in Beirut. He then completed Internal Medicine Residency, Chief Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Staten Island University Hospital, New York in 2012. He went on to complete an Interventional Cardiovascular Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee in 2012. After that he worked in private practice for four years in Bowling Green, Kentucky. There he helped establish and lead, a very successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) program.
He specializes in complex coronary and peripheral arterial interventions. He also has expertise in structural heart disease and chronic total occlusion procedures. He has a special interest in lipidology and resistant hypertension. As for his interest in venous disease, it covers medical and invasive management for acute and chronic PE and DVT as well as venous ablation procedures.
He is board certified in Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology.
Malcolm S. Pond, MD, FACC graduated from Yale University and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and received his medical degree in 1973. He completed his residency training and cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins in 1978. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Pond has retired.
Dr. Daniel Berman, MD, MACC, and his group oversee our cardiac nuclear imaging program and provide quality control and interpretation of SPECT and PET imaging performed at our offices. Dr. Berman is a world-renowned cardiologist who heads the nuclear cardiac program at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is a Master in the American College of Cardiology, and is a pioneer in the field of nuclear cardiology and advanced imaging techniques.