Heart Treatment and Diagnosis

Scripps Clinic cardiologist Jorge Gonzalez, MD, reviews the results of a patient's imaging tests.

Dr. Jorge Gonzalez, Cardiology, Scripps Clinic

Scripps cardiologists have a comprehensive range of tools and resources, all geared toward accurately diagnosing each patient individually. A cohesive multidisciplinary team is dedicated to determining your exact diagnosis and then planning a course of treatment for you.


Every year, more than 100,000 patients receive their heart care from Scripps — making ours the largest heart care program in the San Diego region.

Our approach to heart treatment and diagnosis

Cardiology care at Scripps involves a wide range of tests, procedures and support. From diagnosis to treatment and beyond, your heart care at Scripps may include:

Heart tests

Lifestyle changes

  • Stress reduction
  • Smoking cessation
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Diabetes management 
  • Medications
  • Aspirin
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Warfarin
  • Antiplatelets
  • Isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine hydrochloride
  • Beta-blockers
  • Antibiotics