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Faculty & Staff

Helga Van Herle, MDHelga Van Herle, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Non-Invasive Cardiologist
Academic Office:
Healthcare Consultation Center I
1510 San Pablo Street
Suite 322
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-6130
Fax: (323) 442-6133

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For patients:
Healthcare Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo Street
Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Appointment line: (323) 442-7669


  • Women’s Health
  • Cardiac Consultation – Organ Transplant


Prior to receiving her medical degree, Dr. Van Herle received an MS in Bioengineering from Columbia University as well as a PhD at the University of California San Diego. In 1993, Dr. Van Herle received her MD from the University of California Los Angeles. She then received her Internal Medicine residency training at the New York Medical Center-Cornell University Medical Center. She completed her Cardiology Fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Van Herle comes to us from University of California Los Angeles where she served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine since October 2002. She holds an expertise in cardiology consultation for organ transplantation and will serve as the primary point person for this work in Cardiology here at USC.


  • BS, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985
  • MS, Bioengineering, Columbia, New York, 1989
  • PhD, University of California, San Diego
  • Doctor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993


  • The New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical Center, 1993 - 1996


  • UCLA School of Medicine - Center for Health Services, 1997 – 2002

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Diseases

Professional Society Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association


  • English


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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
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dot Leslie A. Saxon, MD
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  Nurse Coordinators
dot Grace Kang, NP
dot Mary Schoenbaum, NP
dot Susan Song, RN