Morton Kern

Morton J. Kern, MD


Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular hemodynamics, Coronary angioplasty and stenting, Intravascular physiology, Intravascular ultrasound

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
  • English
Medical School
Mount Sinai Hospital - New York
Mount Sinai Hospital - New YorkInternal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital - New YorkInternal Medicine
Brigham and Women's HospitalCardiovascular Disease
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine 
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American Heart Association
  • Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
  • Instructor, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology Board Review
  • President Emeritus, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Coronary Angioplasty/Stents, Interventional Cardiology, Intravascular Ultrasound), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2012
  • Best Doctors in America® (Cardiology), 2011-2013, 2015, 2016
More Information

Dr. Morton Kern is a board-certified UCI Health cardiologist who specializes in interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include cardiovascular hemodynamics, coronary angioplasty and stenting, intravascular physiology and intravascular ultrasound.

He received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, where he also completed an internship and residency in internal medicine. He completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass.

Kern's research interests include coronary angioplasty and stenting, intravascular physiology, intravascular ultrasound and evaluation of cardiovascular hemodynamic. He is the author of several major textbooks, including the leading book on cardiac catheterization, The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, which is used nationally and internationally to train physicians in the subject.

He sees patients at the UCI Health Cardiovascular Center in Orange.

UCI Health Cardiovascular Center
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 4
Building 25
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6699
Fax: 855-209-8413