Sam Chitsaz Avval, MD, FACC,FSCAI
What Is A Nurse Practitioner?
Cardiology – Cardiologist prevent, diagnosis and treat conditions of the heart, blood vessels and circulation system in adult patients. Interventional cardiologists are additionally trained in cardiac interventions or procedures to diagnosis or repair cardiac conditions like coronary artery disease.
Date of birth: 1982
Medical Education & Post-Graduate Training:
M.D. Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Internal Medicine Residency: University of Pitsburgh Medical Center
Cardiology Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science at Houston
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science
2016 – American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
2017 – Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC)
2018– American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (ABIM)
2019 – American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (ABIM)
2017 – National Board of Echocardiography (NBE)
11/15/2021 Springhill Medical Group, Interventional Cardiology 2220 Gladstone Drive, Pittsburg, CA
8/21-11/1/21 Interventional Cardiology Attending, Houston Heart – Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
6/20-7/21 Med-Tech Innovation Fellow, Advanced Technology at Edwards Lifesciences, Irvin CA
9/2019-04/2020 Interventional Cardiologist (Locums Tenens) JFK Memorial Hospital, Indio, CA
11/2009- 6/2012 Postdoctoral scholarship, University of California, SF (UCSF)
9/2007- 10/2009 Research fellow, Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation Research Center Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Hospital Staff Affiliations:
Sutter Delta Medical Center, Antioch, Ca & John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus
Age limit: 18 years and older
Dr. Chitsaz Avval’s practice is open to patients.