MD from University of California - San Francisco (Regents Scholar, elected AOA as a junior). Internal medicine training at UCSF Hospitals. Cardiology fellow at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. Board certified Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Diseases; Staff Associate Lipid Metabolism/Molecular Diseases at National Heart Lung and Blood Institute/National Institutes of Health; Science Project Officer, Cardiac Diseases Branch/Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute/National Institutes of Health; Staff Cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center jointly in Department of Cardiology and Department of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery; now Director of Ventura Heart Institute and Principal Investigator - Cardiovascular at Westlake Medical Research (Principal Investigator on over 160 clinical trials (phase 1b, 2, 3); Consultant and lecturer to the healthcare industry as well as the Ventura County Health Care Agency on development and deployment of cardiovascular disease management, clinical research, and information technology to improve quality of care and patient outcome. TED talk on how medical advances are validated (YouTube). Curator of Sermo's Cardiology Hub. Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Infermedica (artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve clinical decision making).