Senator Fuller Names Bakersfield's Comprehensive Cardiovascular Small Business of the Year

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

(Sacramento) Today, as part of the 2018 Small Business Day, Senator Jean Fuller named Comprehensive Cardiovascular Senate District 16’s Small Business of the Year at a luncheon in Sacramento.

Comprehensive Cardiovascular is a well-respected medical provider in Bakersfield and the surrounding communities.  They offer services for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease including medial consultation, coronary angioplasty & stenting, pacemaker services, and defibrillator implants.

Senator Fuller presented the award to Dr. Viral Mehta, founder and Managing Director of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medical Group, and Dr. Banerjee, Invasive Cardiology Specialist.

Dr. Viral Mehta is the founder and Managing Director of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medical Group, a full-service cardiology practice located in Bakersfield, California. Starting out as an independent cardiologist in 1995 with a single office location and three employees, Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medical Group has grown to become a leading provider of cardiovascular services in Kern County. Today, Comprehensive Cardiovascular has five full-time cardiologists including three Interventional Cardiologists, a non-invasive Cardiologist and a Cardiac Electrophysiologist. Comprehensive Cardiovascular’s goal is to provide high quality, evidence based cardiology services to the patients they serve.

“Dr. Mehta has built an impressive medical practice and a highly skilled team of cardiovascular experts,” said Fuller.  “Comprehensive Cardiovascular is dedicated to providing the highest quality, most comprehensive cardiology services to all of their patients, and Kern County is well-served by their services.”

“We truly feel honored, humbled, and blessed to be recognized as a small business honoree for California Small Business Day 2018.  The journey from starting out as a solo cardiologist entering private practice in 1995 to a group of five physicians with extraordinary commitment to patient care has been incredible.  A big thank you to the California Legislature and Honorable Senator Jean Fuller for supporting and encouraging Small Business in our great State of California,” said Dr. Viral Mehta.

Comprehensive Cardiovascular is a patient-focused cardiology practice in Bakersfield and Kern County.  Their staff work as a team, collaborating to provide patients with comprehensive cardiovascular care to improve health while maintaining a caring relationship with the patient and family. And, they provide a full spectrum of services for evaluation, diagnosis, and management of all types of cardiovascular diseases.

Senator Fuller Names Bakersfield's Comprehensive Cardiovascular Small Business of the Year