Michael Aldridge, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Invasive Cardiologist
Dr. Aldridge is a Southern California native. He completed his undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Economics at UCLA. He then matriculated from Albany Medical College in 2009. His post graduate training was completed entirely at LAC + USC Medical Center and Keck Medical Center of USC, including a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiovascular Medicine and Echocardiography. He joined the Cardiology faculty at Olive View – UCLA Medical Center in 2016, holding the positions of Director of Cardiology Clinics and Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine. He co-directed the Heart Failure Clinic and participated in several clinical trials. He was instrumental in training both UCLA Cardiology Fellows and Olive View residents, receiving a teacher-of-the year award. He subsequently joined Santa Barbara Cardiovascular Medical Group in 2019.

Dr. Aldridge continues to focus heavily on patient education as well as personalized care to enable his patients to become active participants in their treatment plans. He is board certified in Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Computerized Tomography (CT) and Internal Medicine.

On a personal note, he enjoys ocean activities, hiking, writing, reading, film, and gastronomy.

Areas of interest

  • Heart Failure
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Coronary CT
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Diagnostic coronary angiography