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Ray V. Matthews, MDRay V. Matthews, MD
Director of Interventional Cardiology
Professor of Clinical Medicine

Contact Information

Academic Office:
Healthcare Consultation Center I
1510 San Pablo Street
Suite 322
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-6130
Fax: (323) 442-6133
 
For patients:
Healthcare Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo Street
Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Appointment line: (323) 442-7669

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

Background

Dr. Matthews was recruited to the University of Southern California faculty in 2007 to direct the Department of Interventional Cardiology. He brings 20 years of experience in high-level tertiary interventional cardiology to the institution. Dr. Matthews has emerged as a leader in the advancement of percutaneous treatment of peripheral vascular disease.

He remains very active in the clinical investigation and use of new devices and techniques for the treatment of coronary artery disease and carotid artery disease. In addition, Dr. Matthews was among the first in Los Angeles to percutaneously close structural cardiac defects, such as atrial septal defect and to patent foreman ovale. Dr. Matthews previously served as head of an interventional cardiology training program that trained over 50 interventional cardiologists, many have gone on to successful careers all over the world.

Education

  • B.S., with Honors, Biochemistry, University of Wyoming
  • Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine

Internships

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Fellowships

  • Cardiology - Harbor/UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • Interventional Cardiology - Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American College of Physicians, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Member
  • North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, Member
  • American Society of Cardiovascular Interventionalists, Fellow

Languages

  • English

 

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  FACULTY & STAFF
  Faculty
dot David Cesario, MD, PhD
dot Philip M. Chang, MD
dot Leonardo Clavijo, MD, PhD
dot Uri Elkayam, MD
dot Michael Fong, MD
dot Luanda Grazette, MD, FACC
dot L. Julian Haywood, MD
dot Howard Hodis, MD
dot Henry Huang, MD
dot Robert Kloner, MD, PhD
dot Tracy D. Lawrence MD, FACC
dot Peter Mahrer, MD
dot Ray Matthews, MD
dot Anilkumar Mehra, MD
dot Vivian Mo, MD
dot Tasneem Naqvi, MD
dot Enrique Ostrzega, MD
dot Mohammad Pashmforoush, MD
dot Salima Qamruddin, MD
dot Shahbudin Rahimtoola, MD
dot Leslie A. Saxon, MD
dot David Shavelle, MD
dot Jerold Shinbane, MD
dot Masato Takahashi, MD
dot Thomas-Duythuc To, MD
dot Helga Van Herle, MD
dot Andrew J. Yoon, MD
  Nurse Coordinators
dot Grace Kang, NP
dot Mary Schoenbaum, NP
dot Susan Song, RN