Lena Avedissian, MD, is a multiple board-certified cardiologist caring
for patients with Marshall Medical Cardiology. She sees patients in Placerville
and Cameron Park and has a special interest in women’s heart health.
Dr. Avedissian earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Rutgers
University and medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine.
She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Walter
Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and then went on to complete
her fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the same acclaimed medical
Prior to joining Marshall, Dr. Avedissian served as a staff internist physician
at Vicenza Health Clinic in Vicenza, Italy. She then returned to the United
States to specialize in cardiovascular medicine and cared for patients
in that capacity at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., where
she was the Chief of the Heart Failure Clinic and Echocardiography Lab.
In her last position before joining Marshall, Dr. Avedissian was in private
practice in Washington state.
Dr. Avedissian is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular
CT, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.
In her leisure time, Dr. Avedissian enjoys spending time outdoors with
her family. She is married with three sons, a set of twins included. The
family enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, swimming and running.