Dr. Ravi Dave is the co-medical director of the Santa Monica Cardiology Practice as well as the Assistant Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Santa Monica UCLA and Orthopedic Hospital. In addition to general cardiology, Dr. Dave specializes in interventional cardiology, including cardiac and vascular interventions. In 2010 Dr. Dave received the prestigious honor of being named a Los Angeles ‘Super Doctor’.
He received his medical degree from Saurashtra University in 1989. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1994. He went on to complete a Fellowship in Adult Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology at University of Southern California in 1998. Dr. Dave joined the faculty at University of California, Los Angeles in 1998.
His clinical interests are: Cardiac Catheterization, Percutaneous Coronary and Vascular Interventions, General Cardiology and Heart Valve Disease. Dr. Dave is the medical director for Physicians Compliance Network, a company that specializes in evaluating appropriateness of medical procedures. In his spare time, Dr. Dave enjoys travelling, playing tennis and cricket.