Cardiovascular surgeons Marc Sakwa, M.D. and Jeffrey Altshuler, M.D. are bringing their leadership, surgical advancements and expertise in minimally invasive heart surgery for complex heart procedures to MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, continuing the expansion and development of cardiovascular care services at MemorialCare in Los Angeles.

MemorialCare named Dr. Sakwa its system chief of Cardiovascular Surgery for MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute and medical director of Adult Cardiovascular Surgery at Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif. Altshuler will lead MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute as medical director of Cardiovascular Surgery at Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills, Calif.