Sherwin Dela Cruz, M.D.
I became a physician because I enjoy science, medicine, interacting with people and doing my part in making the world a better place. I can’t imagine anything else.
2017, National Board of Echocardiography
2017, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified
2014-2024, American Board of Internal Medicine
California Medical License, A118746
Hawaii Medical License, MD-17597
ACLS and BLS
DEA # FD3241990
Hawaii, Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED) # E11584
2010, Doctorate of Medicine, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI
2004, B.S., Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
2014-2017, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Medicine, General Cardiology, University of Hawaii Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Honolulu, HI
2014-2013, Women’s Heart Fellowship, Research and Clinical, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA
2011-2013, Residency in Internal Medicine, Resident Physician, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency, Los Angeles, CA
2010-2011, Internship in Internal Medicine, Intern Physician, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency, Los, Angeles, CA
2020-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
2017-2020, Noninvasive Cardiologist, Montage Medical Group, Monterey, CA
2014, Per Diem Physician, Internal Medicine, Saban Community Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
2006, Benefits Examiner, Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI
2005, Ward Clerk, Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Lihue, HI
2004-2005, Chemistry Teacher’s Assistant, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
2009, Antone & Edene Vidinha Trust Scholarship
2009, Aloha Care Believes in Me Scholarship
2009, Psychiatry Clerkship Honors 2008 Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships
2005, Outstanding Graduate in Biology, Eastern Washington University
2004, Summa Cum Laude, Eastern Washington University
American Society of Echocardiography
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
California Medical Association
Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization
- Dean J, Dela Cruz S, Mehta PK, Bairey Merz CN. Coronary microvascular dysfunction: sex-specific risk, diagnosis, and therapy. Nature Reviews Cardiology. 2015 Jul; 12, 406-414.
- Dela Cruz S, Wei J, Shufelt C, Mehta P, Pepine CJ, Berman DS, Bairey Merz CN. Is Cold Pressor Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Testing Useful for Detection of Coronary Endothelial Dysfunction? Poster Presentation at the 2014 American Heart Association conference. November 2014, Chicago, IL.
- Wei J, Dela Cruz S, Thomson L, Mehta P, Pepine C, Berman D, Bairey Merz CN. Differences in Adenosine and Regadenoson on Myocardial Perfusion Reserve Index: A Report from The Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation-Coronary Vascular Dysfunction (WISE-CVD) Study. Poster Presentation at the 2014 American College of Cardiology conference. Best Poster. March 2014, Washington, DC.
- Dela Cruz Sherwin, Plotkin J, Siegel RJ, Beigel R, Esmailian F. Misdiagnosis by Transesophageal Echo of Post-Operative Cardiac Thrombus and Tamponade due to Surgicel® Fibrillar. European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2014 Jan; 1, 114. 7th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium. Provided a CME Case Presentation and Discussion on Microvascular Dysfunction at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mentor: C. Noel Bairey Merz. April 2013, Los Angeles, CA.