Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Disease

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Saddleback Memorial - Laguna Hills
Featured speaker:

Margaret L. Rasouli, MD

  • Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Dr. Margaret Leila Rasouli grew up in Orange County and received her M.D. degree from University of California, Irvine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine from UCI Medical Center. She subsequently completed her cardiology fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where she served as Chief Fellow.

Dr. Rasouli completed her subspecialty in interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular interventions at Good Samaritan Hospital / Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

After working in a large, cardiology group in Orange County, Dr. Rasouli started her own practice, CardioCare OC, a full-service cardiovascular practice.

Her mission is to provide dedicated, advanced cardiac care with state-of-the art technology, from the heart.

Dr. Rasouli’s research interests include cardiac CT angiography. She was awarded the prestigious Fourjay Foundation Cardiovascular Research grant during her cardiology fellowship. Dr. Rasouli has published numerous articles in scientific journals.

Podcast Summary

An update on the differences between women and men as it pertains to heart disease and how this awareness and knowledge will lead to prevention of heart disease, the number one killer of women in OC as well as the U.S.

Dr. Leila Rasouli, MD discusses the research in identifying gender differences in cardiovascular disease that may help fine-tune prevention.