Our Physician Team



Learn About Our Physicians

With decades of combined clinical and procedural experience, the board-certified physicians at the Cardiovascular Center of Mesa have the medical expertise to take care of you and your loved ones. Our physicians give each patient the individual attention they deserve – with the patience and professionalism you would expect from some of the leaders in their respective fields. In addition, our doctors appreciate the significance of each procedure and we always take the time to educate our patients so that they feel comfortable from the moment they enter our doors to the time they are released.

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Alphonse M. Ambrosia, D.O.

Interventional Cardiologist

“My hope, as a physician with CardioVascular Associates of Mesa, is that we will be able to bring you the most advanced coronary and cardiac interventional techniques, the most advanced technology in the hospital and office, in a setting that will be relaxed, and that will allow you to have all your concerns addressed.”

SPECIALIZING IN: Coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, stroke & carotid artery disease, coronary angiography & angioplasty, carotid angioplasty & stenting, TEE, PFO closure, renal artery angioplasty & stenting, TAVI procedure, Watchman procedure

AWARDS/RECOGNITION: AOMA Humanitarian Award 2018, Phoenix Magazine 2014 Top Doctor, Top Doctor, Ranking Arizona – The Best of Arizona Business 2012

UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE: Bachelor of Science (1986), Candidate, Master of Science, Engineering (1987), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

MEDICAL SCHOOL: College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA (1991)

INTERNSHIP: Mesa General Hospital, Mesa, AZ (1992)

RESIDENCY: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Internal Medicine, Phoenix, AZ (1995)

FELLOWSHIP: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Cardiology, Phoenix, AZ (1998)

BOARD CERTIFICATION: Interventional CardiologyCardiovascular Disease

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)

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Andrew J. Kaplan, M.D.

Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiologist

“I welcome the opportunity to visit with you. I feel that it’s very important for physicians to have an active partnership with their patients and spend quite a bit of time at each visit going over all of the problems and issues and options for each patient. Thank you very much.”

AWARDS/RECOGNITION: Commander-Select, US Navy Reserve Medical Corps, Congressional Physician of the Year Top Doctor, Phoenix Magazine, Banner Heart Hospital Guardian Award Finalist, Adjunct faculty member, University of Arizona Phoenix, Dr. Kaplan oversees the device clinic and research program at CVAM. He co-chairs the Heart Rhythm Center at Banner Heart Hospital (BHH). He is the director of fellowship training rotation for electrophysiology at BHH. He has been principal investigator at CVAM and Banner Heart on multiple clinical investigations.

UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE:  Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (1983)

MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX (1987)

RESIDENCY: Duke University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, Durham, NC (1990), Chief Residency, Emory University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Atlanta, GA (1992), Chief Residency, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA (1993)

FELLOWSHIP: Emory University School of Medicine, Electrophysiology, Atlanta, GA (1994)

BOARD CERTIFICATION: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Fellow Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) & American College of Cardiology (FACC)

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