Alex Harrison, M.D.

Dr. Alex HarrisonAlex Harrison, M.D., is a board certified cardiologist serving the community of Santa Maria as well as offering noninvasive outpatient cardiovascular imaging services at C4 Imaging.

Dr. Harrison earned both his Bachelor of Science and Medical Doctorate degrees from the University of California, San Diego. He then completed internal medicine training with Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and cardiovascular fellowship training at the University of California, Irvine. He is an invasive noninterventional cardiologist who performs angiograms and implants pacemakers and defibrillators. Additionally, he has clinical and research expertise in the cutting edge field of cardiovascular imaging including appropriate use and interpretation of cardiac CT agiography and cardiac MRI studies.

Dr. Harrison is fluent in both English and Spanish; his services are available to adult cardiovascular patients.


 “Morning Rounds” with Dr. Harrison on KCOY News

Dr. Harrison on KCOY News Morning Rounds

Dr. Harrison does "Morning Rounds" on KCOY News every other Wednesday morning.

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Authored Articles by Dr. Harrison

  1. 07/2010 – Real-Time Ultrasound Guidance Facilitates Femoral Artery Access and Reduces Vascular Complications: FAUST (Femoral Arterial Access With Ultrasound Trial) (PDF)
  2. 11/2009 –  Cardiovascular complications in Behcet Sydrome (PDF)
  3. 08/2009 – Paced right bundle branch block: where is the catheter (PDF)
  4. 02/2009 – Right ventricular infarct of an anomalous right coronary artery (PDF)
  5. 10/2007 – Stroke and pulmonary embolism: search for the PFO (PDF)
  6. 11/2006 – ARTIST AHA Poster (PowerPoint)
  7. 07/2006 – Acoustic cardiography and its role in heart failture (PDF)
  8. 08/2005 – BNP use in the outpatient setting (PDF)
  9. 05/2005 – The role of biomarkers in assessing patients with dyspnea (PDF)
  10. 09/2004 – Evolving Use of BNP (PDF)
  11. 06/2004 – Cardiovascular Biomarker (PDF)
  12. 12/2003 – Reduced readmission rates for CHF and COPD after implimenting BNP (PDF)
  13. 02/2002 – BNP predicts future cardiac events (PDF)
  14. 01/2002 – BNP differentiates CHF vs lung disease (PDF)
  15. 02/2001 – Utility of BNP in the diagnosis of CHF (PDF)