Dr. Dipti Itchhaporia, director of disease management for the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute at Hoag Hospital, has been named the American College of Cardiology’s vice president for 2020-21 and will serve as president in 2021-22.
The ACC is the leading medical society governing the practice of cardiology.
“We are proud to congratulate Dr. Itchhaporia for her well-deserved recognition as the new ACC vice president,” Robert Braithwaite, Hoag’s president and chief executive, said in a statement. “This position is considered one of the highest honors in the cardiology profession, and we are grateful to have a respected leader such as Dr. Itchhaporia providing care to our community here in Orange County.”
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