Main Location: 1180 N Indian Canyon Drive, E319, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4809
Second Location: 41-990 Cook Street, Building G. Ste 601, Palm Desert, CA 92211
 
 
 
 
Desert Heart Physicians
 
PALM SPRINGS 760-325-1203
PALM DESERT 760-360-4446
 
 
 
 
 
 

G. FRANK POURZIA, M.D., F.A.C.C.

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY:

 
M.D.
 
University of Montpellier, France 1984
 
 
Internship:
1984-85
 
Straight Medical Internship
Hines Hospital
Program Director: Armand Littman, M.D., Ph.D.
5th & Roosevelt Road
Hines, IL. 60141
 
 
Residency:
1985-87
 
Medical Resident
Hines Hospital Loyola Hospital
Program Director: Armand Littman, M.D., Ph.D.
Hines, IL. 60141
 
 
Fellowships:
1987-89
 
Clinical Cardiology Fellow
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern University
Program Director: David J. Mehlman, M.D.
Superior Street and Fairbanks Court
 
 

Curriculum Vitae

Frank Pourzia, M.D.

 
1989-90:
 
Hemodynamics Fellowship
Montreal Heart Institute
University of Montreal
Program Director: Dennis Roy, M.D.
500 E. Belanger Street
Montreal, PQ HIT IC8
 
 
Medical School:
Appointment
 
Clinical Instructor in Medicine(Cardiology)
Northwestern University Medical School
 
 
Certification:
 
  • Federation Licensing Examination (F.L.E.X)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, Sub-specialty of Cardiovascular Disease Recertified February 2015
 
 
Professional Societies:
 
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography
 
 
Academic Honors:
 
Laureat de faculte de medicine de Montpellier
Award for presentation of the Thesis:
"Infection of Ball-type Prosthetic Heart Valves" 1984
 
 
Licensure:
 
- California# A45667
 
 
Publications:
 
-Klein, L.W., Noeveck, H., Kramer, B., Pourzia F., Lesch M.
"Comparative Analysis of Coronary Angiographic
Morphology Following Restenosis"
AM Heart} 1990; 119:35-41
 
 
 
Experience:
 
Solo Private Practice, Long Beach California 1991-2 013
Director of Cardiology in rural hospital in Northern California 2013-2017
Implemented Cardiology Program including performance of
Transesophageal echocardiography, Stress echocardiography,
Permanent Pacemakers
 
 
Expertise:
 
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Transesophageail
  • Echocardiography Stress
  • Echocardiography
  • Permanent Pacemakers
  • Fully literate in EPIC, EHR