Shalizeh Shokooh

“There is no other profession like medicine that gives one the opportunity to improve the quality of life for others, and I am privileged to have this opportunity. My goal in medicine is to educate my patients in preventative medicine and to treat their medical problems so that they can enjoy a healthier, more fulfilling life."

Credentials and Education

Medical School: University of California, Irvine, CA

Internship: University of California, San Diego, CA

Residency: University of California, Irvine, CA Cardiology

Fellowship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease

Professional Organizations & Directorships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Medical Director, Women’s Health Center St. Josephs Hospital

President of AHA Board of Directors, Orange County Chapter Chief of Cardiology Division, St. Joseph’s Hospital

Research, Principal Investigator, SJH

TRA-CER: Acute Coronary Syndrome Study

Books, Publications

Women and Heart Disease an Epidemic, Co-Author

Electron Beam Tomography and Angiography: Sex Differences, American Heart Journal

Special Interests

Women & Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Family and Hobbies

My husband and I have three children. We enjoy traveling and having adventures together. Personally, I enjoy exercising, crafts, good books and working in my English garden.

Languages: English, Farsi