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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.

Brett M. Wertman, MD

Specialty
  • Cardiology
    (Board Certified)
  • Vascular Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Coast Cardiology of Orange Cty
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
Coastal Cardiology of Orange County - Ladera Ranch
333 Corporate Drive
Suite 102
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Coastal Cardiology of Orange County - Ladera Ranch
333 Corporate Drive
Suite 102
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
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Phone
(949) 276-2446
Fax
(949) 276-2449
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
Coastal Cardiology of Orange County - Irvine
16305 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 255
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone
(949) 276-2446
Fax
(949) 276-2449

More Information

Website
www.coastalcard.net
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Cardiology
      (Board Certified)
    • Vascular Surgery
    Secondary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Washington School of Medicine
    • Internship
      UCLA Medical Center
    • Residency
      UCLA Medical Center
    • Fellowship
      Cedars- Sinai Med Ctr - GME (Cardiology) - 2009
    • Fellowship
      Cedars- Sinai Med Ctr - GME (Interventional Cardiology) - 2010
    Areas of Interest

    Cardiovascular Disease

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Wertman joined Coastal Cardiology of Orange County in 2010.  A native of Orange County, Dr. Wertman graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biochemistry as well as Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He then traveled to the Pacific Northwest and earned his medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. He went on to complete his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at UCLA Medical Center, where he was awarded the Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching. He completed his fellowship training in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

    Dr. Wertman has authored numerous publications in leading peer-reviewed journals on topics relating to Interventional Cardiology and has participated in several live case transmissions to national meetings demonstrating new techniques in the treatment of coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease. Dr. Wertman has received extensive training in the percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease, including aortic valve replacement using the Edwards Sapien Valve as well as mitral valve repair using the Abbott Mitra-Clip system. He additionally has significant experience in several other novel interventional therapies, including Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure, Left Atrial Appendage closure, and Alcohol Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

    Dr. Wertman was born and raised in Newport Beach and in his spare time enjoys relaxing with his family, travel, and exercise.  He currently serves as Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Hoag Hospital Irvine and was named a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) for 2016 and 2017.
    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine
    Areas of Expertise
    Interventional Cardiology