The Team

The Team

Physicians and clinical nursing staff practicing at the Heart & Vascular Center at Good Samaritan Hospital are leaders in providing clinical excellence both locally, nationally and internationally. With a team of leading heart specialists, the Heart & Vascular Center is able to provide advanced technology, clinical care and research in the field of cardiology.

The highly skilled team at the Heart & Vascular Center provide a broad range of expertise in:

  • Electrophysiology Cardiology
  • Structural Heart Procedures
  • Peripheral Vascular Procedures
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology

Patients at the Heart & Vascular Center can expect their doctors will use state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The highly trained multidisciplinary team includes specialists in perioperative services, anesthesiology, nursing, rehabilitation, pain management, and internal medicine. Patients benefit from high quality of care before, during and after surgery.

The Cardiovascular Team*



Anil Bhandari, MD
Electrophysiology


Steven Burstein, MD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory


David Cannom, MD
Electrophysiology



Eli Capouya, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery


Christina H. Economides, MD
Interventional Cardiology


Ali Gheissari, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery


Robert Gottner, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery


Ivan Ho, MD
Electrophysiology


Reza Khodaverdian, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery


Guy S. Mayeda, MD
Interventional Cardiology
Co-Medical Director, Transfusion-Free Medicine & Surgery Center


Andrew Zadeh, MD
Electrophysiology


Katrine Zhiroff, MD
Interventional Cardiology

*Doctors who practice at Good Samaritan Hospital are independent contractors, not employees.


The Clinical Coordinators:


Deanna Shea-Vega



Cecile Mayoralgo



Rosario Barcelo


Sylvia Roberson



Christina Craigo

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