Rodney Samaan, MD, Cardiology, Mission Hills, CA, Mission Community Hospital

RodneyAntonSamaanMD

Cardiology Mission Hills, CA

Non-Invasive Cardiology

Cardiologist, Founder: ProgressiveMD Los Angeles, California

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Summary

  • I am a board certified cardiologist with interests in preventive cardiology, sports medicine, aging and wellness, and adolescent cardiology. I also have a growing interest in technology many influences on healthcare systems and the delivery of health.

Skills & Expertise

  • Lipid metabolism disorders, Echocardiography, Preventive cardiology, Sports medicine, Transradial approach, Adolescent and sports medicine cardiology, Nuclear cardiology, General cardiology, Peripheral vascular disease, Diabetes mellitus, Cardiac CT / MRI

Education & Training

  • St Vincent's Hospital and Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2010
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterChief Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2006 - 2007
  • Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2007
  • Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsInternship, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Kentucky College of MedicineClass of 2003
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public HealthMPH, 1996 - 1998
  • Centre CollegeBS, 1992 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - 2021
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2011 - 2013
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2007 - 2016
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2003 - 2008
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Society of EchocardiographyEchocardiography
  • American society of nuclear medicineNuclear

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification athenaClinicals EHR, athenahealth, Inc, 2013
  • Severe Widening of the QRS complex, Left Ventricular Depression, Syncope Induced by Propafenone Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation 12th Annual Residents and Fellows Research Paper, 2009
  • Student Development Council Scholarship University of Kentucky College, 2001
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Are provider self efficacy and attitudes related to cardiovascular prevention associated with better treatment outcomes?  
    Litaker, D., Watts, B., Samaan, Ober, S., Lawrence, R, Translational Research
  • Severe Widening of the QRS complex, Left Ventricular Depression, Syncope Induced by Propafenone Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation.  
    Samaan, RA. Sobamowo, E. Tamburrino, F. Grodman, R. Isber, N, Texas Heart Journal
  • Reflections as the First Year Ends: What the Past Holds for the Future.  
    Samaan, RA, Cardiology (compendium magazine of JACC)
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Abstracts/Posters

  • A Computer Primer: Data Mining and Analysis using the Internet.
    Samaan, RA, National Association for School-Based Health Care Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Overview of Radial Angiography.
    Samaan, R, National Arab American National Medical Conference, NYC, NY

Other

Press Mentions

  • Meet Rodney Samaan of ProgressiveMD in Mission Hills
    Meet Rodney Samaan of ProgressiveMD in Mission HillsSeptember 18th, 2017
  • Video: With Mobile Monitoring for Cardiac Patients, Help Is Just a Heartbeat Away
    Video: With Mobile Monitoring for Cardiac Patients, Help Is Just a Heartbeat AwayAugust 1st, 2016
  • Vascular and Leg Center Utilizing Unique Procedure
    Vascular and Leg Center Utilizing Unique ProcedureOctober 24th, 2015

Research History

  • ABC News Medical Unit, InternInternship in medical research on newsworthy medical topics, discussions with researchers, synthesize and prepare background medical information for ABC programs2005 - 2005
  • EIS (Epidemic Information Surveillance) Intern, Center for Disease Control, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Atlanta, GADr. Darwin Labarthe, MD, PhD. Literature review regarding the interaction between cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment. Acknowledged in review article: Can we save the brain? A public health question. Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages S65-69. D Labarthe2003 - 2003
  • Intern, Robert Graham Institute on Health Policy, Washington, DC, Dr. Larry Green, MDPerformed research analysis on maternity care services provided by Family Physicians2002 - 2002
  • Research Assistant, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY and Mondana,, EcuadorDesigned and participated in a research study to collect data regarding ambulatory diagnosis statistics from a clinic in the Amazon region of Ecuador (see publications)2000 - 2000
  • Research Assistant, Centre College Department of Biology, Dr. Randy Hunt, PhDResearch on the sexual behaviors of leafhoppers (see presentations)1994 - 1996
  • Research Assistant, Universitat de Bokentur Department of Biochemistry, Vienna, Austria, Dr. Jungbauer, PhD1995 - 1995

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Arabic

Hospital Affiliations