Dr. Roxana Ghashghaei, pictured in her lab coat, is a UCI Health cardiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

Roxana Ghashghaei, MD


Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interests

cardiac amyloidosis, cardiac imaging (echocardiography and nuclear medicine), cardio-oncology, women's heart disease

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Echocardiography, Echocardiography
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish
Medical School
UCSD School of Medicine
University of California - San DiegoInternal Medicine
UCI School of MedicineCardiology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Roxana Ghashghaei is a UCI Health cardiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

She works closely with patients to manage conditions such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, heart rhythm abnormalities and heart failure. Her clinical interests include non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, women's heart health and amyloidosis. She is also board-certified in echocardiography.

Ghashghaei earned her medical degree at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at UC San Diego followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at UCI Medical Center, where she was named fellow of the year and served as chief fellow.

She has given podium presentations at international conferences and has published in peer-reviewed journals, including the journal of the American Heart Association, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the International Journal for Women's Cardiovascular Health.

Ghashghaei believes optimal patient care is achieved through active listening, applying the latest advances and cardiac technologies, and formulating a comprehensive care plan. She sees patients at the UCI Health Cardiovascular Center in Orange and UCI Health — Tustin.

UCI Health Cardiovascular Center
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 4
Building 25
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6699
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Tustin
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8408
Fax: 714-838-0029