Of the 900,000 active physicians in America, only 6% receive the Patient’s Choice Award and less than 3% receive the Most Compassionate Award. Dr. Sam’s patients have given him the honor to receive both awards in the past three years.
Voted Best Cardiologist in the Santa Clarita Valley, Dr. Samuel Kojoglanian, known as Dr. Sam – Mender of Hearts, uses his God given skills to practices with passion, heal with compassion, and inspire his patients to live healthier and stronger lives.
Practicing in Santa Clarita at Henry Mayo Hospital and in Mission Hills at Holy Cross Hospital, Dr. Kojoglanian is an interventional cardiologist who performs angioplasties and stenting of the heart, kidney and leg arteries.
Dr. Kojoglanian is a graduate of University of Southern California, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology, Masters in Anatomy, and his Medical Doctor Degree. He was honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award by the USC Center of Excellence as a Masters Student. He was the Class Co-President in his first year of medical school and the Co-President of the entire school body in his second year. Upon completing medical school, he received the Associated Students of the School of Medicine Award for his community work.
In 1995, Dr. Sam began his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital where he became the Helen Smetz Scholar for outstanding leadership. He started his Cardiology training at Kaiser Los Angeles in 1998. At the end of his training as a Cardiology Fellow, he was honored with the Fellow of the Year award by both Internal Medicine Residents and Family Practice Residents, presented to the most skilled and influential teacher. In 2001, he entered his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Kaiser Los Angeles.
Dr. Kojoglanian’s private practice began in 2002 in Mission Hills. In 2008, he opened his own office, the Mender of Hearts in Santa Clarita, CA and continues to serve his communities with love, skill, compassion and honor. He has been awarded with the “Most Talented Doctor” and the doctor with the “Best Bedside Manners.” Called to heal hearts and mend souls, Dr. Sam – Mender of Hearts pursues to inspire his patients and community to a healthier life, filled with purpose, passion and poise.