Eric A. Hong, MD, RPVI, FACC

Cardiologist

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Eric A. Hong, MD

Dr. Eric Hong graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA in 2006. He completed his residency at UCLA Medical Center Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA in 2009 and fellowship in cardiology at the Drexel/Hahnemann University Hospital Department of Cardiology, Philadelphia, PA in 2013.

Dr. Eric Hong has board certification in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac computed tomography (CT) and Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation Credential (RPVI).

Dr. Eric Hong's main practice location is:
9834 Genesse Ave Suite 300
La Jolla, CA 92037.

(Dr. Hong also sees patients at the Encinitas office location on selected days. Contact the scheduling desk for Dr. Hong at the La Jolla location shown above for all scheduling requests.)

Medical Education

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital Department of Cardiology, Philadelphia, PA -Fellowship
UCLA Medical Center Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA -Residency
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA -M.D
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA -B.S

Licensure & Certifications

Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disase
Board Certified in Echocardiography
Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology
Board Certified in Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)
Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation Credential (RPVI)
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Unrestricted Medical License in California and Pennsylvania
ACLS/BLS Certified
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Level of Training (COCATS)

Level 3 Echocardiography (Suitable to direct an Echocardiography Lab)
Level 2 Vascular Medicine (including venous ultrasounds, carotid artery ultrasounds, limb artery ultrasounds, renal/mesenteric vascular ultrasounds, and physiologic arterial examinations)
Level 2 Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
Level 2 Nuclear Cardiology
Level 2 Exercise Testing
Level 2 Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology

Awards & Activities

Landmark Education Assisting Program -Assisted in self-improvement seminars aimed at helping others become more effective in all aspects of their lives and developing leaders in the community.
Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching 2008 -Awarded by third year medical students on internal medicine rotation at UCLA.
UCLA Blood and Blood Derivatives Committee -Reviewed administration of blood and its derivatives within UCLA Medical Center to ensure that the substances were being used properly.
Operation Safety Net Program -Established relationship with homeless individual, helping him with access to food, clothing, and medical services.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Tutoring Program -Tutored first year medical students in need of assistance in various basic science courses.
PCC’s Westside Americorps Program -Provided full-time outreach services to at-risk patients at PCC Wellness Center and West Suburban Hospital, linking clients to primary health care and social services.
MIT Varsity Squash Team -#1 player on team, National Intercollegiate Squash Racquet Association (NISRA) Scholar Athlete.