Saturday , April 1 2023

Heart Disease: The Subtle Reality of Heart Disease Among Women Presented by Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai

Meet the Panelists

Janet Wei

Dr. Janet Wei, MD, FACC FAHA

Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute; Associate Director, Cedars-Sinai Cardiology Fellowship Training Program; Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center; Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory; Biomedical Imaging Research Institute

Dr. Janet Wei, MD is a cardiologist with the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, Co-Director of the Stress Echocardiography Lab at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, and Assistant Medical Director of the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute. Dr. Wei is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and treats persistent chest pain, microvascular dysfunction, atherosclerosis, hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart failure. She is also board certified in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac computed tomography.
Dr. Wei received her medical degree from Northwestern University and completed her internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai. She completed an additional year of advanced training in women’s heart disease at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center.
She is the recipient of the American Heart Association Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence, the Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular Endowed Fellowship Award, and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Emerging Faculty Award.

Lili Barsky

Dr. Lili Loni Barsky, MD

Dr. Lili Loni Barsky, MD, is a board-certified physician, patented inventor, writer, filmmaker and artist. She completed her undergraduate training at Northwestern University, earning a major degree in Biomedical Engineering and a minor degree in Film and Media Studies. She attended Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois, followed by residency training at Yale-New Haven Health/Bridgeport Hospital and Chief Residency at AMITA-Saint Francis Hospital. She has received clinical research fellowship training at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. As a physician, she has extensive experience in the inpatient, critical care, ambulatory clinic and emergency care settings. Dr. Barsky received the “Improving Health Outcomes Award” at the 2016 National American Medical Association Symposium.)

Chrisandra Shufelt

Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP, NCMP

Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center; Co-Director, Preventive & Rehabilitative Cardiac Center; Director, Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program; Associate Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Smidt Heart Institute

Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP, NCMP is the associate director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center and the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center at the SMIDT Heart Institute. She also directors the Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program and is an expert in women’s hormones and heart disease. Dr. Shufelt provides personalized menopause treatment (hormone and non-hormone options), high-risk hormone counseling for women with or at risk for heart disease and cardiac risk assessments. She has several leadership roles in the American College of Physicians and the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and is a NAMS certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Shufelt is currently a member of the NAMS Board of Trustees and the editorial board for the journal Menopause. She is also a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Heart Association. Dr. Shufelt is the research director of the non-invasive vascular research core laboratory within the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center. Her research is NIH/NHLBI-funded and focuses on premenopausal women with amenorrhea due to low estrogen and the impact of hormones on the immune system, vascular health and heart disease. She is also a co-investigator on many studies at Cedars-Sinai, including those focusing on heart disease affecting small arteries in women. She has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Journal of the American Medical Association and Menopause Journal and has presented at both national and international conferences.

Simona Campa

Simona Campa

Nurse Practitioner specialist in Beverly Hills CA

Simona Campa is a Nurse Practitioner Specialist in Beverly Hills, California. She graduated with honors from University Of California, UCLA School Of Medicine in 2018. Having more than 2 years of diverse experiences, especially in NURSE PRACTITIONER specializing in Cardiovascular Disease. Simona Campa affiliates with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Cedars-Sinai Medical Center