Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA), an elite group of Bay Area cardiovascular specialists, is proud to announce that Ashwani Bedi, MD, has joined the Fountaingrove Cardiology office practice. Dr. Bedi is board certified in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He brings specialty expertise in all aspects of Cardiac Electrophysiology including SVT and VT ablations, atrial fibrillation ablations, pacing (including BiV pacing) and defibrillation as well as intracardiac echocardiography. Dr. Bedi was the recipient of the Health Care Hero Award and received multiple WOW designations at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. “He has a professional interest in cardiac ablations, prevention and awareness of sudden cardiac death in communities and has been actively involved in cardiac screening for college athletes.”
Dr. Bedi received his medical degree at Punjabi University in India, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Cornell University/New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He went on to specialty fellowship training in cardiovascular disease from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Bedi continued his discipline with an advanced clinical fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at the renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Bedi played competitive basketball in college and represented his school in the National Basketball championship. When he is not working, Dr. Bedi enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, exploring the great outdoors, cooking, dancing, and playing golf and tennis.
Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) is the premier provider of medical and surgical care north of the Golden Gate since 1975. NCMA has successfully created a model featuring an independent, multi-specialist group practice that allows their patients access to a sweeping range of medical and surgical services, diagnostic testing and preventive programs. NCMA’s practice boasts the only established cardiac rehabilitation, lipid treatment, congestive heart failure, and adult fitness program north of the Golden Gate.
NCMA employs the most highly respected primary care physicians and specialists and is the premier provider of cardiovascular surgery statewide. As testimony to its exceptional record, it received the HealthGrade 5-star cardiovascular program award for the past three years. NCMA’s medical disciplines extend across specialties and include internal/family medicine, cardiology, cardiovascular/thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, endovascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, rheumatology, podiatry, urology, pulmonology, and otolaryngology (ENT; ear, nose & throat). The group serves patients in Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino Counties with locations in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Healdsburg, Ukiah, Ft. Bragg, Gualala, Lakeport, and Sonoma.
Dr. Bedi is enthusiastic to become NCMA’s 12th cardiology doctor, “While spending most of my time in the Midwest, I’ve enjoyed visiting family in the North Bay, Silicon Valley and the Central Valley. We’re looking forward to the move into the area, and grateful for the privilege of working with the great team at NCMA.”
For more information about the full range of services offered by Northern California Medical Associates, visit www.ncmahealth.com. To make an appointment with Dr. Bedi, call (707) 573-6199