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Brian C. Kolski, MD

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
1140 West La Veta Avenue, Suite 615
Orange, CA 92868
2258.4 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Joseph
Speaks: English

Orange County Heart Institute

1140 West La Veta Avenue, Suite 615, Orange, CA 92868

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About Brian C. Kolski

"We live in exciting times. Caring for patients with cardiac and vascular disease is more rewarding than ever. Nothing is more satisfying than helping a new patient with education, prevention, and the treatment of complex problems."

Credentials and Education
Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Internship: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Residency: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Fellowships: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, UCSD, San Diego, CA
Interventional Cardiology — UCSD, San Diego, CA Special Vascular
Procedures — UCSD, San Diego, CA

Board Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, American Board of Interventional Cardiology

Professional Organizations & Directorships
American College of Cardiology
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions

Lipid Rich Plaque Study (LRP) — Identifying vulnerable patients and vulnerable coronary plaque to better understand acute coronary syndrome

Clinical Interests
Vascular disease, Lipid disorders, Identifying risk in asymptomatic patients

Family and Hobbies
My wife Barbi and I have two children, a daughter Emerson and a son, Hudson. I enjoy surfing, skiing, and golf when I’m not in the office.

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Brian Kolski, MDDirector, Orange County Heart Institute Non-Invasive Vascular Lab Dr. Kolski is the newest member of Orange County Heart Institute. He is board certified in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Diseases. Dr. Kolski is a nationally recognized faculty member of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). He is the director of Structural Heart Disease at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange County. Dr. Kolski helped start the transcatheter valve program and participates in every case done at St. Joseph hospital. Dr. Kolski also runs the non-invasive vascular lab at OCHI. Previously, Dr. Kolski started a very busy and successful vascular and limb salvage program in his previous position in Salt Lake City, Utah. He travels throughout the United States in educating physicians on vascular techniques, as well as CHIP - Complex Higher risk (and Indicated) Patients.


University of California


University of California


University of California


University of California

Medical School

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine


University of California


University of California

Board Certifications
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Cardiology
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Interventional Cardiology
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Internal Medicine
Orange County Heart Institute
1140 West La Veta Avenue, Suite 615
Orange, CA 92868

Orange County Heart Institute - Newport Beach
4501 Birch Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Joseph

Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Joseph Hospital - Orange

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Calcium Score
  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Alcohol Septal Ablation
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Atrial Septal Defect (Asd)
  • Atrial Septal Defect (Asd) Closure Device Placement
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Angioplasty
  • Carotid Stent
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Total Occlusion
  • Claudication
  • Congestive Heart Failure (Chf)
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Calcium Scoring
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Edwards Sapien Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve
  • Embolic Protection Devices
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Femoral Artery Angioplasty
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Intra Aortic Balloon Pump
  • Intravascular Ultrasound
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Laser Atherectomy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocardial Infarction (Mi)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Paravalvular Leak Repair
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
  • Percutaneous Valvuloplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Artery Thrombectomy
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Radial Coronary Access
  • Refractory Angina
  • Replacement Cardiac Valve
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases Of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Shortness Of Breath (Sob)
  • Subaortic Stenosis
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valvular Endocarditis
  • Venous Thromboembolism