Our Services
EKG
An electrocardiogram, or EKG (also known as ECG), is a basic noninvasive procedure to evaluate the electrical activity of ...
Echocardiogram, which is also known as cardiac ECHO, ECHO, or cardiac ultrasound, is a sonogram of ...
A stress echocardiogram combines an echocardiogram with an exercise stress test in order to increase ...
A Holter monitor is a device that provides a continuous EKG monitoring of the heart for an extended period ...
Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses trace amounts of radioactive material to diagnose ...
Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is an imaging method that uses a computed tomography ...
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) is an imaging method that uses a magnetic resonance imaging ...
Cardiac catheterization is a procedure used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. The most common reason ...
Angioplasty is a procedure that is performed during heart catheterization to open blockages of the coronary vessels ...
A pacemaker is a small implanted device that sends electrical impulses to the heart muscle to maintain a suitable ...
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Our Doctors
Dr. Stanley K. Lau, our founder and CEO, is an interventional cardiologist trained at the University of Southern California ...
Dr. Yih Jen (Edwin) Kok joined the staff in 2001. He is a board-certified cardiologist specializing in invasive and ...
About Us
Established in 1997, Southern California Heart Centers provides state-of-the-art services in cardiac clinic care and diagnostic testing ...
Patient Education
Angina pectoris is the name of the pain, feeling of pressure or heaviness in the chest caused by coronary artery blockage ...
Atrial fibrillation is a heart disorder in which the upper chambers, called atria, beat irregularly instead of ...
A heart attack (myocardial infarction) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the heart muscle is seriously ...
Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood against the artery walls. The optimum blood pressure is below ...
Tobacco use, or the habit of smoking, is one of the main causes of cardiovascular disease. Approximately 30% of ...
Stroke is a disease due to damage in the blood vessels that take blood to the brain. A stroke occurs when ...