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Heather J. Shenkman, M.D.

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Heather Shenkman, MD, FACC, is an interventional cardiologist in practice in Tarzana, California. Originally from the Detroit area, she attended medical school at Albany Medical College and completed her internal medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her cardiology fellowship training at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, and her interventional cardiology fellowship training at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. While she performs complex angioplasties to open up clogged coronary arteries, she prefers to help her patients reduce their risk of heart disease through not only medication, but also a healthy lifestyle, including a plant-based diet and regular exercise. She serves on the Board of Directors for the California chapter of the American College of Cardiology, representing cardiologists in the San Fernando Valley. She is also on the Board of Directors of Fit 4 The Cause, an organization that provides fitness instruction and nutrition education in low-income communities.
Education
Institution
Type
Albany Medical College Of Union University, Albany, NY
Medical School
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Residency
Tufts University School Of Medicine, Boston, MA
Fellowship
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine, Rochester, NY
Fellowship
Clinical Interests
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • In-Office Stress Test
  • Nutrition
 
18663 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 202

Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 938-9513
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Providence Tarzana Medical Center
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center