About Me

Dr. Adrian Shandling was born and raised in South Africa. After completing his undergraduate medical education and postgraduate training there, he came to Washington D.C. to perform his medical residency through Georgetown University. His cardiology fellowship at The University of California at Irvine included training in the subspecialty of electrophysiology.

Dr. Shandling has been board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, electrophysiology, and critical care medicine. He specializes in electrophysiology, cardiac ablation and implantation of pacemakers and ICDs. He remains interested in research and has over three-dozen publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Shandling has previously served as the Director or Research at the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial and as a reviewer for multiple journals including the American Journal of Cardiology, PACE, and the Journal of Electrocardiography. He also currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California at Irvine.

In 2012, he was named as one of Castle Connolly’s prestigious “Top doctors in Southern California.”

In his spare time, Dr. Shandling likes to spend time with his family. He is an avid baseball and hockey fan. He is also a passionate skier and golfer.



Provider Specialty

Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Areas of Care

  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) or (SICD)
  • Pacemaker Implant



Georgetown University


University of California at Irvine

Locations & Affiliations


Cardiovascular Care

3801 Katella Avenue

Los Alamitos, CA