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David T. Kawanishi, MD

David T. Kawanishi, MD

(949) 364-3570
Primary Specialties
  • Cardiology
Secondary Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Additional Languages Spoken

Primary Office

26800 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 250
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 364-3570
(949) 364-3430
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4.9 out of 5 (90 Ratings | 10 Comments)


I have been completely happy and satisfied with *Dr. Kawanishi's care and treatment - wish I would have found him years ago!!
He is the best. Has kept me alive for 19 years. His assistant is the best also.
Dr. Kawanishi gave me all the informations I need to understand my problem.
*Dr. Kawanishi is exceptionally competent, calm & professional.
*Dr. Kawanishi is excellent!
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Physician Bio

Dr. Kawanishi is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his cardiology fellowship under Dr. S.H. Rahimtoola at the University of Southern California in 1983 and joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine in 1988. He was Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the LAC + USC Medical Center from 1990 to June 1997.

He went into private practice in June 1997 with Mission Internal Medical Group (MIMG). He continues work in the field of clinical research and currently is Chairman of the IRB at Mission Hospital. Dr. Kawanishi has completed clinical training in the diagnosis, treatment and management of varicose veins.


  • Medical School:
    Yale University- School of Medicine
  • Internship:
    LAC/USC Medical Center
  • Residency:
    LAC/USC Medical Center
  • Fellowship:
    LAC/USC Medical Center - 1983


Board Certified Internal Medicine, 1980
Board Certified Interventional Cardiology, 1999
Board Certified NASPE, Cardia Pacing and Cardioversion Defibrillation, 1995

Areas of Interest

Cardiovascular Disease

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