Dr. Erum Bajwa is honored to join the Cardiovascular Team at St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group as their first female cardiologist. She is a strong clinician with extensive training in general cardiovascular disease and has an excellent bedside manner. She is eager to educate her patient's to become advocates of their own health. She spends time explaining the disease process, diagnostic workup, and treatment options to her patients. She believes if you teach someone about their illness then together the goal of becoming "heart healthy" can be achieved. She hopes to help patient's with heart disease overcome obstacles to their treatment together. She is looking forward to educate the community about the prevention of heart disease.
Dr. Erum Bajwa graduated from UC Irvine School of Medicine in Irvine, CA. She then completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, CA. Finally, she finished her training with a sub-specialty fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, CA. She has published articles on the topic of Preventative Cardiovascular Health, Women's Heart Disease, Diabetes and Cardiac Risk, as well as written a book chapter on Peripheral Arterial Disease.
She treats conditions such as valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure and cardiomyopathies, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarctions, post bypass (CABG) surgery, post TAVR replacement valves and MitraClip procedures, pericardial disease, arrhythmias, hypertension, cardio-oncology, peripheral arterial disease and has a keen interest in cardiac disease in women, and treats cardiac disease in pregnant patients.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her son and husband. She is passionate about Bollywood dance and movies. She loves travelling the world (visited 5/7 continents), trendy foodie spots, playing competitive sports, Target runs (guilty pleasure), and live theater.