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Our Team

Dr. Ram Dandillaya - MD, FACC, FCCP
Medical Director

Dr. Ram Dandillaya is currently the Medical Director for West Coast Ultrasound Institute. Dr. Dandillaya is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography, and internal medicine. Dr. Dandillaya graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor's in biological sciences. He earned his medical with Distinction from the George Washington University and completed his residency in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai, followed by a fellowship in cardiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.


Dr. Pierre Wong - MD
Program Director of Pediatric Cardiac and Congenital Heart Disease

Esteemed cardiologist Dr. Pierre Wong of Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been on staff with West Coast Ultrasound Institute as the Program Director of Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease for six years. Dr. Wong received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine. A few notable achievements in which Dr. Wong takes special pride are becoming the Director of the Echocardiology laboratory at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, creating the pediatric echocardiology program at West Coast Ultrasound, and completing and publishing his text book on Transesophageal Echocardiology for Congenital Heart Disease. In his spare time, Dr. Wong enjoys photography, writing, watching basketball and fine wines.


Dr. Michael Gary Hoffman - MD
Baccalaureate Program Director

Dr. Hoffman is not only a teacher of Interventional Ultrasound at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, but Dr. Hoffman also serves as the Program Director for West Coast Ultrasound Institute's Baccalaureate Program in Ultrasound, which is currently in development. Citing family as his principle inspiration in life, Dr. Hoffman exhibits a drive and keen ability to succeed in the medical field and prides himself on providing diagnosis and performing interventions that have a deeply positive impact on his patients' lives.


Dr. Christine Stoskopf - MD
Medical Director and Diagnostic Radiologist

Dr. Christine Stoskopf joined West Coast Ultrasound Institute in 2000. In accordance with the ever-changing ultrasound industry, Dr. Stoskopf envisions West Coast Ultrasound Institute evolving into a highly respected baccalaureate degree institution. Dr. Stoskopf envisions achieving this goal though providing students with more hands on clinical experi-ence while in school to better prepare and expose the students to real world clinical situations. In her spare time, Dr. Stoskopf enjoys helping those less fortunate and spending time with her family.