Matthew Price, MD

Matthew Price, MD, is an interventional cardiologist with special interests in interventional structural heart disease and platelet function.

Dr. Price has published extensively across a broad range of interventional techniques, including high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty) and drug-eluting stents. He is involved in the leadership of several clinical trials of antiplatelet therapy and served as principal investigator of a multicenter, international trial of individualized antiplatelet therapy after stent placement. He is also a busy clinical interventionalist, performing both coronary procedures and percutaneous approaches to structural and congenital heart disease, including atrial septal defect (ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure. In addition, he performs left atrial appendage occlusion for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and catheter-based valvular repair.

Dr. Price is highly respected for his clinical expertise and is a contributing editor to Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine and the editor of a major textbook on coronary stent procedures. He is also a member of the editorial board for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, as well as a reviewer for several other leading medical journals.

He is the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in the division of cardiovascular diseases at Scripps Clinic and assistant professor at the Scripps Translational Science Institute. He joined Scripps in 2004.


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, 2004
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 2003

Medical Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, MD, 1997


  • University of California, Los Angeles, Internal Medicine, 2000


  • Scripps Clinic, Interventional Cardiology, 2004
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease, 2003