Dr. Dennis J. Sheehan, MD

Dr. Dennis J. Sheehan, MD

Cardiology | Male | 66 years old

Dr. Sheehan was born in Bakersfield, California and hails from the California Central Valley. He...Read more

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Dr. Sheehan was born in Bakersfield, California and hails from the California Central Valley. He joined interventional pioneer Dr. John...
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sports Injuries
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

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Cardiac catheterization, coronary intervention, PTCA – Stents, sports medicine, lipidology 

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  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Interventions
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • PTCA - Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Loma Linda University Med Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University Med Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1972

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sheehan says...

Dr. Sheehan was born in Bakersfield, California and hails from the California Central Valley. He joined interventional pioneer Dr. John Simpson in 1983 at Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Interventions out of his fellowship at Loma Linda Medical Center.

 

He is an interventional cardiologist at Sequoia Hospital and volunteers on the Stanford Volunteer Clinical faculty teaching medical students. He has special interests in the treatment of lipid disorders and cardiovascular sports assessment, and was the former San Jose Sharks' cardiologist.

 

An active sportsman, Dr. Sheehan played for Stanford Championship Rose Bowl teams in 1971 and 1972. He has volunteered regularly for many local youth sports programs.

 

In addition to consulting for Silicon Valley medical start-ups, he is dedicated to world healthcare and volunteers in Central and South America medical charities. In the local community, he enjoys volunteering for youth team sports.

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Dr. Sheehan's Care Philosophy

The Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Interventions team evaluates and cares for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions including hypertension, high cholesterol, cardiac prevention, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, peripheral and coronary artery disease. 

We strive for the very highest level of personal service. If your health requires a hospital stay, our physicians will be there, guiding and managing your care every step of the way. Our nurses and staff are friendly, professional and supportive. We are connected with Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute, one of the nation's leading providers of cardiovascular care, which is now also afilliated with the renownedCleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute – the only affiliation of its kind in Northern California.

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Dr. Sheehan says...

Cardiac catheterization, coronary intervention, PTCA – Stents, sports medicine, lipidology