Dr. Irv Loh

Cardiology
Newbury Park, CA
48 years experience male

Locations

Ventura Heart Institute

Newbury Park, CA

Address

1000 Newbury Road, Suite 180, Newbury Park, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

(805) 480-2677

About

Bio

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).

Specialties
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Cardiology

Cardiology, Board Certified

Clinical Lipidology

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

374 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
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Google syndrome: Vasovagal syncope and POTS are different disorders. You may have come across POTS when you searched vasovagal syncope. These entities are quite differ ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Irv Loh answered
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Do not worry: Changes in heart rate are actually quite common just as part of the physiologic adjustment to changes in position. If one is on certain medications or ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Relax: Deepening of your voice is not a marker of progressive cardiovascular disease. Occasionally and rarely, becoming hoarse can sometimes indicate an iss ... Read More
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Jan 17, 2012
he ansewered a question to a problem i have been needing an ansewer to for a while
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Sep 14, 2014
Dr. Loh answered an important question for me on Friday evening. Thank you!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Loh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I had it done at cedars 5 months ago and they say its not all solid until 6 months…2nd aortic valve replacement need to work out hard now am I ready?
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Thanks for your quick reply. I have Ben heard operated as open heart operation Sean's 2010-10/02 and I stel have problem. Thank you anyway.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I also hv sickle cell anaemia and my blood pressure is usually low. I was also diagnosed bronchiectasis 2011.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Francisco School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER
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