Vivian Y. Mo

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Director of the Women's Cardiovascular Center
Vivian Mo

Areas of treatment:

Women's Cardiovascular Health
Heart Disease
Preventive Cardiology
Echocardiography

Specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Languages:

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Vivian Y. Mo, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of the Women's Cardiovascular Center

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Vivian Mo is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and specializes in cardiology and echocardiography. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Currently she is the director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Center of USC and is an active medical educator by serving as the associate program director of the cardiovascular medicine fellowship program.

While at USC, Dr. Mo has continued her research in the fields of preventive cardiology, echocardiography and cardiovascular disease in women. She currently serves as a co-investigator on a study which addresses carotid plaque composition by MRI while on statin therapy. She is also a site principal investigator for the VIRGO study which examines why outcomes of women differ from those of men in acute myocardial infarctions.

Dr. Mo is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography, and a member of the American Heart Association.

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Education:

BA, Psychology: Rice University, 1996
Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center, 2001

Internships:

University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2002

Residencies:

University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2004

Fellowships:

University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center, Cardiology, 2004 - 2007

Certifications:

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Echocardiography

Professional society memberships:

American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography

Awards:

Voted Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2010 and 2012.