Faculty and Instructors

Transitional Year

Robin P. Abdelmalik, MD, FACC

Program Director

Responsibilities:
Member of Clinic Competency Committee (CCC), Member of Program Evaluation Committee (PEC), Organizer of Didactic Curriculum, Inpatient clinical rotations

Medical School:
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif.

Internal Medicine Residency Training:
University of California, Irvine

Professional Interests:
General and invasive cardiology, cardiac imaging, heart failure diagnosis and treatment, preventive cardiology, teaching and academic medicine

Personal Interests:
Family time, sports (especially basketball) and photography

Andrew T. Ho, MD, FACC

Core Faculty

Responsibilities:
Clinical cardiology rotation, Temecula Valley Hospital Chief of Staff

Medical School:
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Internal Medicine Residency Training and Cardiology Fellowship:
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, Calif.

Professional Interests:
Complex coronary and peripheral interventions, trans-radial interventions, carotid artery stenting, research, technology and inventions

Personal Interests:
Music, volleyball, home improvement

Michael Macias, MD

Core Faculty

Medical School:
Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.

Emergency Medicine Residency Training:
Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.

Fellowship:
UC San Diego, San Diego, Calif. (ultrasound)

Professional Interests:
Ultrasound, emergency cardiology, regional anesthesia, electrocardiography, digital education

Research Interests:
Ultrasound

Personal Interests:
Rock climbing, photography

Joel Trambley, MD, PhD

Core Faculty

Responsibilities:
Oversees Internal Medicine Residency Program, attends on both inpatient wards

Medical School:
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.

Internal Medicine Residency Training:
University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Professional Interests:
Care of liver patients including pre- and post-transplant, care for the LGBT community, HIV medicine, disparities in healthcare delivery and care of the underserved

Personal Interests:
Active on a number of non-profit and civic boards, avid softball player and coach, award winning columnist, cooking and wine tasting

Carlos Ventura, MD

Core Faculty

Responsibilities:
Member of CCC, Member of PEC, inpatient adult medicine, mentor for research/scholarly activity

Medical School:
Universidad Evangelica De El Salvador, Facultad De Medicina, San Salvador, El Salvador

Family Medicine Residency Training:
Loma Linda University, Adventist Medical Center, Hanford, Calif.

Professional Interests:
Inpatient medicine, community medicine, preventive medicine

Personal Interests:
Time with family, martial arts, hiking and meditation

Sanjay P. Muttreja, MD, SFHM

Core Faculty

Responsibilities:
Inpatient rounding and hospital medicine; Regional Medical Director, So Cal Envision Physician Services; Site Medical Director, Southwest Healthcare System

Medical School:
Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India

Internal Medicine Residency Training:
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Professional Interests:
Administrative excellence in growth and development of hospital medicine programs within Envision Physician Services, senior leadership to structure acute and post-acute care to bring the primary care physician closer to their patients while hospitalized

Personal Interests:
Traveling the world cruising, table tennis, meeting new friends over a glass of wine