Interventional Cardiology

As the first hospital in the Temecula Valley to provide life-saving interventional cardiology procedures, LLUMC-Murrieta has provided exceptional heart care and successfully treated thousands of patients since 2012. Our board certified physicians and highly skilled nurses, technicians, and radiology experts, work as a care team to provide our patients with advanced diagnostic interventions and personalized treatment plans.

Interventional Cardiology Services

Interventional cardiology utilizes a minimally invasive approach to preventative care for individuals who have been diagnosed with a blockage or heart defect. Most procedures can be done with a heart catheterization procedure which involves inserting a sheath into the femoral artery and taking images of the heart. These procedures include:


An intervention intended to treat coronary artery disease, involving the removal of blockages in coronary arteries through the use of stents and balloons inserted with a catheter. Loma Linda Medical Center – Murrieta is proud to be among the first hospitals in Southern California to begin using fully dissolving stents designed to restore blood vessels without leaving residual metal behind.


This procedure is intended to expand narrowed cardiac valves - mitral, aortic or pulmonary.

Congenital heart defect correction

Correction of Atrial and Ventricular Septal defects, and Angioplasty of the large vessels.

Coronary Thrombectomy

Removal of a blood clot from the coronary arteries.

What It Means to You

We are committed to compassionate and excellence in advanced whole-person care that meets the individual needs of patients and their families. LLUMC-Murrieta is a state-of-the-art care facility with highly trained specialists and advanced technology, right here in the Temecula Valley.

World-class medicine is right here, close to home.