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Heart & Vascular Center Physicians

When your heart or blood vessels need medical care, put them in the skilled hands of the Central Coast’s top cardiologists, surgeons and vascular specialists at the Cottage Heart & Vascular Center. To talk with our cardiac and vascular specialists, call the Cottage Heart and Vascular Center at 1-844-51-HEART.

William Alton, Cardiology

William Alton, MD

Specialty: Cardiology
Education: University of California San Francisco
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Joseph  Aragon Jr., Interventional Cardiology

Joseph Aragon Jr., MD

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
Education: UCLA Medical Center
Internship: UCLA Medical Center
Residency: UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Claudio Bonometti, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claudio Bonometti, MD

Specialty: Cardiac Electrophysiology
Education: New York Medical College (Valhalla)
Internship: Baylor University Medical Center
Residency: Baylor University Medical Center
Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Jason Boyatt, Cardiology, Non-Interventional

Jason Boyatt, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Non-Interventional
Education: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Internship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Residency: Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Los Angeles

Lamar Bushnell

Lamar Bushnell, MD

Specialty: Thoracic/Cardio Surgery
Education: University of Utah School of Medicine
Internship: University of Utah Medical Center (Salt Lake City)
Residency: University of Utah Medical Center (Salt Lake City)
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City)

Gregory Cogert, MD

Specialty: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology
Education: UC Irvine School of Medicine
Internship: UCLA Medical Center
Residency: UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic - Rochester

Alejandro Garcia, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Cardiology-Interventional
Education: Universidad Peruana Cayetano

Brett Gidney, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Brett Gidney, MD

Specialty: Cardiac Electrophysiology
Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internship: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Residency: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center
Fellowship: UCLA Harbor Medical Center

Vishal Goyal, MD

Vishal Goyal, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Education: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Internship: University of California Medical Center (Davis)
Residency: University of California Medical Center (Davis)
Fellowship: University of New Mexico School of Medicine (Albuquerque)

Taylor Holve, Invasive, Non-Interventional Cardiology

Taylor Holve, MD

Specialty: Invasive, Non-Interventional Cardiology
Education: Northwestern University Medical School
Internship: Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center
Residency: Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center
Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center San Francisco

Joseph Ilvento, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Joseph Ilvento, MD

Specialty: Cardiac Electrophysiology
Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship/Residency: Parkland Memorial Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern
Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco

Daniel Jurewitz, Invasive, Non-Interventional Cardiology

Daniel Jurewitz, MD

Specialty: Invasive, Non-Interventional Cardiology
Education: UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Internship: University of California Medical Center (Irvine)
Residency: University of California Medical Center (Irvine)
Fellowship: University of California Medical Center (Davis)

Sanjay Kumar, Interventional Cardiology

Sanjay Kumar, MD

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
Education: University of Texas Hospital Galveston
Internship: University of California Irvine
Residency: University of California Irvine
Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente
Fellowship: Good Samaritan Hospital-Los Angeles

Alan Malki

Alan Malki, MD

Specialty: Thoracic/Cardio Surgery
Education: Northwestern University Medical School
Internship: UCLA Medical Center
Residency: University of California Medical Center (Irvine)
Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center

Nolan Mayer, General Cardiology

Nolan Mayer, MD

Specialty: General Cardiology
Education: University of California School of Medicine (Davis)
Internship: University of California School of Medicine (Davis)
Residency: UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship: UC Irvine School of Medicine

Robert Bruce McFadden, Cardiology, Non Interventional

Robert Bruce McFadden, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Non Interventional
Education: Cornell University Medical College
Residency: New York University Medical Center

Adnan Naber, Cardiology, Non Interventional

Adnan Naber, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Non Interventional
Education: Universita di Roma Piazzale Aldo Moro
Internship: Miriam Hospital, Brown University
Residency: Miriam Hospital, Brown University
Fellowship: Albany Medical Center

David Orias, Cardiology, Non-invasive

David Orias, MD

Specialty: Cardiac Electrophysiology
Education: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Colin Shafer, Cardiology, Non-Invasive

Colin Shafer, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Non-Invasive
Education: Emory University School of Medicine
Internship: University of Colorado Health Science Center
Residency: University of Colorado Health Science Center
Fellowship: Tufts University/New England Medical Center

Michael Shenoda, Interventional Cardiology

Michael Shenoda, MD

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
Education: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Internship: UCLA – Olive View Medical Center
Residency: UCLA – Olive View Medical Center
Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: West Los Angeles VA Medical Center

Dominic Tedesco, MD

Dominic Tedesco, MD

Specialty: Thoracic/Cardio Surgery
Education: Loyola University of Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine (Illinois)
Residency: Rush-Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Residency: Rush-Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

Caleb Thompson, MD

Caleb Thompson, MD

Specialty: Cardiology, Cardiology-Interventional
Education: St. George's University School of Medicine
Internship: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Residency: University of California Irvine Medical Center
Fellowship: Alton Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute - General Cardiology
Fellowship: Scripps Green Hospital/Scripps Clinic - Interventional Cardiology

Thomas Watson, Interventional Cardiology

Thomas Watson, MD

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
Education: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Phillip West, Thoracic/Cardio Surgery

Phillip West, MD

Specialty: Thoracic/Cardio Surgery
Education: Northwestern University Medical School
Internship: Barnes Hospital, Washington School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes Hospital, Washington School of Medicine
Fellowship: Washington University Affiliated Hospitals