The premier multi-specialty surgical group serving the East Bay. Their group of experienced board-certified surgeons are some of the top-ranked surgeons in the state and offer comprehensive and cutting edge care.

Ricardo Aguirre, MD

Dr. Ricardo E. Aguirre is a graduate of the University of El Salvador. He completed his postgraduate and obtained board certifications in general, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Dr. Aguirre specializes in the treatment of vascular disorders, including interventions for peripheral arterial disease, dialysis access and varicose veins.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/ricardo-aguirre-md/

Ricardo Aguirre, MD

Niren Angle, MD

Dr. Niren Angle attended medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. Following this, he trained in General Surgery at UC San Diego, under Dr. A.R. Moossa as chairman, for a total of seven years, two of which were spent as a Research Fellow in the Shock and Trauma Immunology Laboratory. Following his General Surgery residency, he went on to fellowship training at UCLA in Vascular Surgery for two years. Dr. Angle then went on to become Chief of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery at UCSD and the Director of the Vascular Ultrasound laboratory till 2010. He is extensively published and speaks nationally and internationally. His expertise is in complex open, as well as complex endovascular therapy, in all areas of vascular disease. He has special interest in peripheral arterial disease and limb salvage, in carotid disease and stroke, and in aortic disease, including aneurysms of the thoracoabdominal aorta.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/niren-angle-md

Niren Angle, MD

Murali Dharan, MD

Dr. Murali Dharan completed his general surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego and his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Dharan specializes in adult cardiac surgery, valvular surgery and minimally-invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery including open and thoracoscopic lung and mediastinal surgery.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/murali-dharan-md

Murali Dharan, MD

Jatinder Dhillon, MD

Dr. Jatinder Dhillon completed his general surgery residency at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, his cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery, and serves as the Co-Director of cardiac surgery for John Muir Health. Dr. Dhillon specializes in vascular surgery, thoracic surgery and adult cardiac surgery, with special interest in varicose vein treatment.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/jatinder-dhillon-md

Jatinder Dhillon, MD

Sumana Jothi, MD

After completing a double major undergraduate degree in Cell Biology and French Literature at UC Berkeley, Dr. Sumana Jothi completed medical school at UC San Francisco School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her internship in General Surgery at Stanford University Hospital and Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) residency in UC San Diego. She returned to UCSF to complete her fellowship training in Otolaryngology at the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor of the Otolaryngology Department at UCSF, and teaches at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. She also practices at the Northern California Health system VA in Martinez, CA.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/andreas-kamlot-md

Sumana Jothi

Andreas Kamlot, MD

Dr. Andreas Kamlot completed his general surgery residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Kamlot specializes in adult cardiac surgery and minimally-invasive cardiac surgery including valve repair and atrial fibrillation surgery, as well as the treatment of vascular disorders, including interventions for peripheral arterial disease and dialysis access.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/andreas-kamlot-md

Andreas Kamlot, MD

Tanveer Khan, MD

Dr. Tanveer Khan completed his general surgery residency at Harvard Medical School and his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also completed an endovascular fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine and a Transplant and Adult Cardiac Surgery Fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Khan specializes in adult cardiovascular surgery and endovascular surgery including minimally-invasive cardiac surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic stent grafts and interventions for PAD.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/tanveer-khan-md

Tanveer Khan, MD

Melissa Loja, MD

Dr. Melissa Loja completed medical school at the University of California at Davis. She went on to be among the first in the nation to complete a specialized integrated vascular surgery residency program at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Loja was selected for the highly competitive NIH funded T32 research grant, which led to widely cited publications. She attained a Master’s degree in Clinical and Translational research from these efforts. In addition, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biologic Sciences, also obtained at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Loja specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery, including carotid artery disease, aneurysm repair, dialysis access, treatment of mesenteric and renal artery disease and lower extremity revascularization. Among her clinical interests, limb salvage and peripheral arterial disease with a multidisciplinary focus is a particular passion of hers. She is expertly trained and highly skilled in endovascular as well as surgical management of peripheral arterial disease.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/melissa-loja-md

Melissa Loja, MD

Srinivas Ramachandra, MD

Dr. Srinivas Ramachandra graduated from Bangalore University Medical College in 1973. He completed his general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship at Hahnemann University (Drexel University) in Philadelphia in 1982. He was a staff surgeon, Chief of Surgery and Chair of the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Kaiser Permanente until 2013. He joined East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Associates in 2013.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/srinivas-ramachandra-md

Srinivas Ramachandra, MD

Marissa Toma, MD

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com

Merry Uchiyama, MD

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com

Ramesh Veeragandham, MD

Dr. Ramesh Veeragandham completed his general surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego and a cardiovascular and thoracic surgery fellowship at Rush Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago. He is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery, and is the Co-Director of Cardiac Surgery for John Muir Health. Dr. Veeragandham specializes in adult cardiac surgery, minimally-invasive valve surgery, aortic valve repair and complex aortic surgery and endovascular surgery.

Suite: 120
Phone: (925) 676-2600
Website: ebcvt.com/ramesh-veeragandham-md

Ramesh Veeragandham, MD