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ABOUT US Ventura County’s Leading Heart Program

Community Memorial Healthcare provides Ventura County with comprehensive, high-quality cardiovascular care across the spectrum, from testing and diagnostics to advanced treatment and cardiac rehabilitation. Dedicated to staying on the leading-edge of the field, our accomplished heart specialists are known for bringing the latest procedures and treatments to our community. You can count on our award-winning care teams to deliver more — more expertise, more resources, and a more personalized approach. There's no reason to leave the area to find the world-class cardiovascular care you want and deserve.

Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience & 5-Star Awards

Community Memorial Hospital – Ventura earned the 2023 Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades, placing it among the top 15% of hospitals nationwide for patient experience. Community Memorial Hospital – Ventura also received four 5-Star awards from Healthgrades in the areas of neurosciences, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and critical care. Read more about our Healthgrades awards.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 5-Star Designation

CMS 5-Star Community Memorial Hospital – Ventura earned 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2023. It is the only hospital in Ventura County to receive a 5-Star designation which places it in the top 15% of hospitals in the nation.

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Our Services
  • Interventional Cardiology

    Our highly experienced interventional cardiologists specialize in minimally invasive procedures to identify and treat blocked arteries and other blood-flow restrictions of the heart. Performed using tiny catheters, most of these procedures take place in our state-of-the-art heart Catheterization Laboratory — the newest In Ventura County — and many patients go home the same day.

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  • Structural Heart

    Community Memorial’s Structural Heart team consists of expert Interventional Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, electrophysiologists, and heart imaging technologists. As the first in Ventura County to offer the minimally invasive Watchman™ treatment for Atrial-fibrillation (A-Fib) and Trans Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), we specialize in procedures typically available only at major metropolitan medical centers.

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  • Electrophysiology

    Our seasoned electrophysiologists specialize in the treatment of heart arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation (AFib), tachycardia, atrial flutter, bradycardia, and more. Using a combination of lifestyle modification, medication, and minimally invasive procedures performed In our Cath lab, our specialists treat and help manage all types of heart rhythm disorders.

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  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Each year, our cardiothoracic surgeons perform hundreds of open-heart procedures in our specialized operating suite. Our dedicated surgical team collaborates closely with each patient’s cardiologist, primary care doctor, and Cardiac Rehabilitation Team to develop a customized surgery and recovery plan. As an American Heart Association designated STEMI receiving center, our surgical team is available 24/7 for emergent cases.

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  • Diagnostics & Imaging

    To help your cardiologist provide you or your loved one with the most accurate diagnosis, we offer state-of-the-art cardiac imaging and diagnostic services at our hospitals in both Ventura and Ojai. From echocardiograms and cardiac CT scans to stress tests and coronary angiograms, our specially-trained technologists are experts at the specific tests they administer and will walk you through every step of the process.

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  • Rehabilitation

    Many patients who receive heart care at Community Memorial benefit from our personalized Cardiac Rehabilitation program. Led by Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurses with special training in cardiology, nutrition, and exercise physiology, this program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to help you regain strength following heart treatment, prevent future heart problems, and improve your overall quality of life.

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Listen & Learn

Hear from our experts in these informative podcasts.

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter

    Heart Health & Treatment Advancements with Dr. Alon Steinberg.

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  • What Is Structural Heart?

    Minimally Invasive Approaches to Heart Defects and Disease with Dr. Omid Fatemi.

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  • Treatment for AFib 

    Expertise and Advancements in Electrophysiology with Dr. Ayhan Yoruk

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Miracle of the Heart

Over the course of his acting career, Kurt Caceres has played a wide range of roles in programs like NCIS, Prison Break, Hawaii 5-0, and many others. But to the physicians and staff at Community Memorial Healthcare who revived Kurt after his cardiac arrest, he will always be remembered as their miracle patient.

On December 7, 2022, Kurt had just arrived in Ojai, CA, for a relaxing weekend when he suffered a cardiac arrest. According to the American Heart Association, 60 - 80% of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die before ever reaching the hospital. Kurt is one of a fortunate minority who survived thanks to the right care at the right time. After over 40 minutes without a pulse, the Emergency Department team at Community Memorial Hospital - Ojai was able to revive and stabilize Kurt before transferring him to their sister hospital in Ventura. "I don't remember the care I received, but I can tell by the life I'm living today that they gave me beyond the best care," says Kurt. "My appreciation for life, for people, and for everything around me started because of the medical communities in Ojai and Ventura."

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