Jordan Kawano MD

Jordan Kawano, MD

Cardiology

Accepting New Patients

About Jordan Kawano, MD 

Jordan C. Kawano, MD, is a non-invasive cardiologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine and by the Board of Nuclear Cardiology in nuclear cardiology echocardiography.   

He was born and raised in Culver City, California, to parents who are both pharmacists, and they inspired him to pursue a life in medicine and help others. He grew up as part of the West Los Angeles Japanese community, participating in the basketball league and becoming an Eagle Scout earning the coveted bronze, silver, and gold palms.   

Dr. Kawano attended Pomona College, earning his Bachelor of Arts in economics before earning his medical degree at the Chicago Medical School. He was elected to the Illinois chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha and inducted into the Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society.   

He completed his internship and residency at Yale University-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut before completing his general cardiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He joined the Pacific Heart Institute in 2018.  

His special interests include patient care, patient education, guideline-driven evidence-based medicine, and noninvasive cardiac imaging.   

Dr. Kawano’s hero growing up was John Wooden, and he makes every effort to follow Wooden’s Seven Point Creed. His parents raised him to “Be more interested in finding the best way, not in having your way.” He aims to practice medicine with this in mind. Dr. Kawano believes that the most effective way to practice is by sitting with a patient, listening carefully to their questions, and providing complete and accurate answers while formulating a plan together. This approach offers the best path for improving a patient’s health while simultaneously limiting confusion and reducing their future risk.   

When not working with his patients, he closely follows the Chelsea Football club, collects vinyl records, and spends time with his family.  

Specialty cardiology care – so may not be relevant to friends and relatives. Dr. Kawano is caring, compassionate, and very good at listening and explaining test results.

Real Patient

Medical Service

Heart & Vascular

Locations

2001 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 280W,
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 829-7678

12555 West Jefferson Blvd., Suite 303,
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(424) 443-5530

Education

Medical School
Chicago Medical School

Internship
Yale New Haven Hospital

Residency
Yale New Haven Hospital

Fellowship
Cedars Sinai Medical Center

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  • 4.9
  • 286 Reviews
  • 94 Comments
  • 5
10/29/2022

Dr. Kawano took time to discuss my medication regimen, treatment plan goals, and my own health goals. He was very thorough and I didn't feel rushed during my appointment.

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  • 5
08/30/2022

I have been very pleased with the services provided.

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  • 5
08/22/2022

It was my first visit with Dr. Kawano I was really impressed.

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  • 5
08/20/2022

Dr. Kawano is the ideal doctor - friendly, extremely knowledgeable, he listens and provides answers and explanations to all my questions.

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  • 5
08/14/2022

Dr. Kawano was excellent.

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  • 5
08/14/2022

Excellent

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  • 5
08/02/2022

Fantastic patient wonderful knowledgeable doctor

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  • 5
07/31/2022

He was very understanding and a pleasure to talk to.

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  • 5
07/27/2022

He is skilled, well knowledge, and kind.

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  • 5
07/23/2022

Dr. Kawano is a thoughtful and caring doctor whom I trust completely

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