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Healthcare District Brings Cardiology to the Mountain

Interventional cardiology added to new services offered by BVCHD

BIG BEAR LAKE – The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District welcomes John Zamarra, M.D. and new in-person appointments available for interventional cardiology, including an array of tests and screenings to ensure your heart is as healthy as can be.

Dr. Zamarra is based out of Laguna Beach and is affiliated with several top hospitals including Placentia-Linda Hospital, Kindred Hospital in Brea, Adventist Hospital in Sonora and now Bear Valley Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from and completed his residency at University at Buffalo School of Medicine. He is board certified, boasts a 5-star patient experience rating from U.S. News and World Report and will be in Big Bear four days a month to see local patients. Dr. Zamarra took a year off to study alternative medicine overseas and promotes preventative measures and lifestyle changes to improve heart health.

Among several of his services, Zamarra will be offering stress treadmill tests, echocardiogram and stress echocardiograms, minimally invasive cardiac testing as well as Holter and long-term monitoring.

“I’m thrilled to be providing access to mountain residents to such important tests and information to ensure they are instituting best practices for heart health,” Zamarra said.

Call BVCHD’s Family Health Center to schedule your appointment today at 909-878-8246.

BVCHD is continuing to hire talented providers and expand its services to meet the needs of our local community. Over the past year, BVCHD has introduced in-patient dialysis, cardiology, Full Spectrum Pulmonary Function tests, on-call and emergency surgery, orthopedic surgery and more. BVCHD accepts most insurances and works with Veterans Affairs to care for our military heroes. Call us at 909-878-8246 to schedule your appointment today.