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St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital to Host 2nd Annual Cardiac Symposium

Free educational event will feature renowned heart specialists, cath lab tours, and share the latest trends in cardiac technology

CAMARILLO, CA – (January 29, 2019) – St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH), a Dignity Health hospital, is pleased to host the 2nd Annual Cardiac Symposium. Community members are invited to meet the region’s top cardiac specialists and learn about advances in cardiac care.

This heart event will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the lobby and cafeteria areas inside the new St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital campus (2309 Antonio Ave., Camarillo).

The event will feature:

  • Informational presentations by St. John’s cardiac expert physicians:
    • Heidar Arjomand-Fard, MD – InterventionalCardiologist
    • James McPherson, MD – Medical Director of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
    • Ali Sovari, MD – Medical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Giveaways and heart healthy education
  • Cardiac catheterization lab tours

St. John’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The cardiac program was recently honored with the 2019 Five-Star Coronary Intervention Excellence AwardTM and the 2019 America’s 100 Best Coronary InterventionTM by Healthgrades. St. John’s certified primary stroke center provides the latest in cardiac diagnostic procedures and world-class clinical research trials. The comprehensive cardiac program features: emergency heart care, various treatments for heart disease including non-invasive cardiology services, surgical heart and vascular interventions, electrophysiology treatments, beating heart surgery, minimally invasive valve repair/replacement, and a dedicated outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program.

Reservations for the symposium are required as seating is limited, please call (877) 753-6248.

If any member of the media would like to attend the event or additional information, please contact Arrate Zavala in the Marketing Communications Department at (805) 988-2751.


About Dignity Health St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke and pulmonary care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Pleasant Valley is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at

Publish date: 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019