Dr. Samir Damani is an internationally recognized cardiologist with over 15 years of experience in treating arterial and venous disorders. He was one of the first cardiologists in the nation to combine traditional medicine with the use of digital health and genomic technologies for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Today, Dr. Damani is considered a “change agent” because of his holistic approach to healthcare. When creating a tailored treatment plan, he takes into account a patient’s genetics, family history, lifestyle, and life goals.
Dr. Damani also brings significant scientific rigor to his clinical practice given his experience in directing multimillion-dollar NIH (National Institutes of Health) sponsored research grants and having published dozens of peer reviewed articles and book chapters on cardiovascular disease. He has served as a scientific advisor for Science Translational Medicine, and a reviewer for leading scientific journals Nature Genetics, Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Cardiology and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Damani holds multiple patents on leading-edge healthcare technologies, has founded several healthcare companies that focus on improving the health of populations, and spoken around the world on topics related to the prevention and treatment of common cardiovascular conditions. He also continues to assist health care organizations across the country improve their initiatives around population health, and remains passionate about cardiovascular treatments that can bring profound changes to quantity and quality of life for his patients.
In addition to having a Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia, Dr. Damani also holds a Doctorate in Medicine from the Georgia Health Sciences University, and a Masters degree in Clinical Investigation from The Scripps Research Institute. Dr. Damani completed his Internal Medicine Residency, Chief Residency, and Cardiology Fellowship at Scripps Clinic in San Diego – a top 20 US News and World Report heart hospital. He also serves as a voluntary clinical instructor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine for the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.