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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Shalizeh Shokooh, MD

  • Cardiology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Orange County Heart Institute - Orange
1140 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 640
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Orange County Heart Institute - Orange
1140 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 640
Orange, CA 92868
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(714) 564-3300
(714) 564-3318
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Cardiology
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of California Irvine - 1994
    • Internship
      University of California - 1995
    • Residency
      University of California - 1997
    • Fellowship
      Harbor UCLA Medical Center - 2000
    Areas of Interest

    Heart Disease & Women
    Valvular Heart Disease
    Preventive Cardiology

  • Biography


    “There is no other profession like medicine that gives one the opportunity to improve the quality of life for others, and I am privileged to have this opportunity. My goal in medicine is to educate my patients in preventative medicine and to treat their medical problems so that they can enjoy a healthier, more fulfilling life."

    Credentials and Education
    Medical School: University of California, Irvine, CA
    Internship: University of California, San Diego, CA
    Residency: University of California, Irvine, CA Cardiology
    Fellowship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

    Board Certification
    Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
    Professional Organizations & Directorships
    Fellow, American College of Cardiology
    Medical Director, Women’s Health Center St. Josephs Hospital
    President of AHA Board of Directors, Orange County Chapter Chief of Cardiology Division, St. Joseph’s Hospital
    Research, Principal Investigator, SJH
    TRA-CER: Acute Coronary Syndrome Study

    Books, Publications
    Women and Heart Disease an Epidemic, Co-Author
    Electron Beam Tomography and Angiography: Sex Differences, American Heart Journal

    Special Interests
    Women & Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Transesophageal Echocardiography

    Family and Hobbies
    My husband and I have three children. We enjoy traveling and having adventures together. Personally, I enjoy exercising, crafts, good books and working in my English garden.

    Languages: English, Farsi
    American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiology. Co-Medical Director: Women's Heart Center. President of AHA board of directors, Orange County chapter. Chief of Cardiology Division at St. Joseph Hospital.
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