Dr. Adrian Shandling
Dr. Adrian Shandling was born and raised in South Africa. He completed his undergraduate medical education at the University of Cape Town and part of his postgraduate training at Groote Schuur Hospital, site of the world’s first heart transplant. His medical residency was in Washington DC through Georgetown University and cardiology fellowship at the University of California at Irvine & included training in the subspecialty of electrophysiology.
Dr. Shandling has been board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, electrophysiology, and critical care medicine. He sub-specializes in electrophysiology, cardiac ablation and implantation of pacemakers and ICDs. He remains involved in research and has over three-dozen publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Shandling was previously the Director of Research at the Long Beach Memorial Hospital Heart Institute and continues to participate in clinical trials through Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach. He has served as a reviewer for multiple journals including the American Journal of Cardiology, PACE, and the Journal of Electrocardiography. He currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California at Irvine.
In 2012 he was named as one of Castle Connolly’s prestigious “Top doctors in Southern California.” He was also named as one of 2015 “Top Doctors” in the OC Coast magazine.
In his spare time, Dr. Shandling likes to spend time with his family and grandkids. He is an avid baseball and hockey fan. He is also a passionate golfer.