Physician Profiles

Dr. Subbarao Myla

Subbarao V. Myla, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Subbarao Myla, M.D., F.A.C.C., is the Medical Director, Cardiac and Endovascular Labs and Cardiovascular Research at Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. Dr. Myla leads the clinical direction of endovascular therapy and cardiovascular research at Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute. Under his leadership, Hoag has initiated more than 25 FDA-regulated clinical trials investigating a variety of innovative medical devices and procedures, all of which focus on stroke prevention. Hoag is one of only a handful of medical facilities in the western United States to participate in these studies.  Dr. Myla also showcases leading-edge techniques to the medical and scientific community through workshops, live demonstration courses and preceptorships. One of the most extensive projects to-date involves computer-generated simulation as an instructional tool for physicians. The endeavor is aimed at accelerating the educational process in endovascular therapy.

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Dr. Darel Benvenuti

Darel J. Benvenuti, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Darel Benvenuti is on the Cardiology Staff of Hoag Hospital and has privileges to perform Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary Angioplasty and Stent Implantation, Rotational Atherectomy, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Permanent Pacemaker Implantation, Percutaneous Aortic Valvuloplasty, and Endomyocardial Biopsy.
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Dr. Thomas Benvenuti

Thomas G. Benvenuti, MD, FACC

Dr. Thomas Benvenuti received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Irvine.  He also studied Hematology and Statistics at Harvard University.  He received his Medical Doctorate Degree at University of California, Los Angeles.  He completed Externships at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.  He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at University of California, Irvine Medical Center.  He completed his Cardiology Fellowship at University of California, Davis Medical Center.  He also completed an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Baptist Hospital, Oklahoma City.
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Dr. Ray Gandhi

Ray S. Gandhi, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Gandhi specializes in General Non-invasive, Interventional, and Nuclear Cardiology and treats patients with Carotid and Peripheral Vascular Disease as well. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI).
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Dr. Banker

Rajesh S. Banker, MD, MPH

Dr. Banker is on staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital and Fountain Valley Hospital, where he maintains privileges to perform nearly all available Cardiac Electrophysiology procedures, including highly complex Arrhythmia Ablations and all Cardiac Rhythm management devices.
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