Our Physicians

Apex Cardiology – Best Cardiologist Los Angeles, our highly skilled, multi-board-certified physicians are always on-site and available for patient evaluations and consultations with referring physicians. Services offered include CT scan, 64 slice scan, full body scan, heart scan etc.

Our Los Angeles Cardiologist include:
Robert B. Chesne, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Chesne received his B.A. degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He remained at Northwestern to earn his medical degree, then successfully completed an internship at Los Angeles County General Hospital. He completed residencies at Wood V.S. Hospital at Marquette University as well as Los Angeles County Hospital. Dr. Chesne belongs to the Society for Cardiac Angiography, American College of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians, and L.A.C.M.A. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Cardiology. Dr. Chesne has taught medicine at institutions including USC Medical Center and Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital in Southern California.

Vernon T. Hattori, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Hattori's medical career began in California at Stanford University where he earned a B.S. in Chemistry. He then received his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine, serving his internship and completing his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Hattori then completed a fellowship in cardiology at Cedars-Sinai. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, and the American College of Physicians as well as the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He holds board certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Diseases and the American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology.

Mason H. Weiss, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Weiss received both his undergraduate and medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He then completed an internship at The Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal as well as medical residencies at both St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Weiss then completed a cardiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He has been an active member in medical societies uch as American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, American College of Chest Physicians and American College of Angiology, as well as the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He holds board certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Diseases and the American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology.

Jack J. Farahi, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Farahi studied first at the University of Nevada in Reno where he was on the Honor Role and Dean's List, and then at the University of California at Los Angeles' Honor Division where he received his undergraduate degree. He proceeded to work on his medical degree at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, then completing it at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Farahi won “Outstanding Intern of the Year" at Wadsworth VA Medical Center in Los Angeles during his internship, which is also where he completed his residency and fellowship with a concentration in Internal Medicine and Cardiology respectively. He has been an active member in Medical Societies such as the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, as well as the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He holds board certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Diseases and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.

Robin N. Stan, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Stan graduated with a B.A. in Biology from California State University at Northridge, and then earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He went on to intern at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he also completed his residency. After successfully completing a Cardiology Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL., Dr. Stan moved to Southern California and has been practicing medicine here ever since. He has been an active member of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He holds board certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Diseases and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.

Eric Chew, PA-C, RNP

Eric Chew PA-C is a full time healthcare practitioner working with Apex Cardiology in Inglewood, California since 2001. He graduated with honors from University of Southern California’s Primary Care Physician Assistant Program in 1996. He specializes in cardiovascular diseases and has become an expert in acute decompensation and chronic heart failure management. Eric is a leader in many areas of his life. He continues to enjoy teaching cardiology topics and clinical skills, for which he has done for the past 21 years. In fact, he continues to present on topics such as sudden cardiac .

Peggy Kalathil, NP
Kevin Pape, PA-C