Arash Nayeri, MD, FACC, FASE
Arash Nayeri, MD, FACC, FASE is a UCLA trained cardiologist who is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He completed an extended fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA with an emphasis on clinical research focused on evidence-based treatment of heart failure, valvular heart disease, and prevention of cardiovascular events. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) attesting to his commitment to continued excellence, innovation and leadership in clinical cardiology and the field of echocardiography, as it applies to the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular conditions.
Dr. Nayeri has a lengthy history of clinical research with over 30 peer-reviewed publications and 50 presentations at national conferences including the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) national meetings. He views his research background as instrumental in providing evidence based care on an individual basis for his patients. His research and clinical interests include cardiomyopathy and heart failure where he has obtained grant funding for his research on the appropriate diagnosis and management of rarer and previously neglected variants. He has also published on and has a clinical interest in:
- Cardio-oncology with an emphasis on prevention and treatment of cardio-toxicity of traditional chemotherapy and newer age immunotherapy options.
- Valvular heart disease with an emphasis on echocardiography screening and monitoring for disease progression and timing of surgical or minimally invasive intervention.
- Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and events with appropriate use of screening tools and pharmaceutical options. He has significant clinical and research experience in the treatment of dyslipidemia and refractory hypertension.
- Cardiovascular rehabilitation with a focus on appropriate use to improve patient quality of life in the setting of heart failure and coronary artery disease.
Dr. Nayeri characterizes his patient care philosophy as individualized application of evidence based treatment. He finds mutual decision making and patient education as core tenants of his practice. He invites a variety of patients to his practice for consultation and ongoing cardiovascular care. Dr. Nayeri has been named by his peers to the Southern California Super Doctors® Rising Stars list in a separate publication distributed with the Los Angeles Times (January 2024). These top doctors in Los Angeles were selected via independent research and polling of their peers.
In addition, Dr. Nayeri had been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor Rising Star. Their peer-to-peer nominations and rigorous research process ensure only the most qualified physicians are included. While many other sites may make the same claim, patients and physicians across the country trust that Castle Connolly always stands by this promise.
Dr. Nayeri graduated with a Bachelors in Molecular and Cell Biology from Cal (University of California at Berkley) where he received a Departmental Citation and Outstanding Scholar Award and received the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. He received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee where he had received a full, merit-based scholarship (Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship). He did his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he received the Fellow Teaching Award.