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Stanford Trained Cardiologist Brings Advanced Cardiology to Residents of Mendocino County


Ukiah has a new cardiologist whose level of expertise will leave a lasting impression on the community.

According to Ukiah Valley Medical Center CEO, Gwen Matthews, “We are pleased to welcome a new interventional cardiologist, Monica Divakaruni, M.D., to Ukiah. Dr. Divakaruni is highly-skilled and Stanford trained. Her practice focuses on innovative treatment options for complex cardiac conditions using diagnostic testing and the most advanced cardiac catheterization techniques.”

When asked why she chose to practice in Ukiah when her expertise could have afforded her a position at any major medical group throughout the United States, Dr. Divakaruni shared, “I enjoy developing relationships with my patients and watching their quality of life improve. I want to practice medicine in a place where I am truly making a difference in the community.”

Dr. Divakaruni has a passion for women’s health in particular. “I enjoy seeing women of all ages—diagnosing and treating—to give them the best quality of life possible,” commented Dr. Divakaruni.

Regarding her level of expertise, Marvin Trotter, M.D., said, “Dr. Divakaruni is skilled in advanced coronary interventions. She is able to perform advanced procedures related to congenital heart disease. She is definitely an asset to the community.”

Dr. Divakaruni is part of Adventist Heart Institute (AHI), an integrated heart center made up of a team of experienced cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons who serve patients in Lake, Mendocino and Napa counties.

Dr. Divakaruni is now accepting new patients. Her office is located at 115 Hospital Dr., in Ukiah. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Divakaruni please call (707) 463-2400.