Joshua Penn, MD, FACC, RVT

Dr. Joshua Penn is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Echocardiography, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Brown University, completing his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

Following his training, he returned to his native Los Angeles, and practiced cardiology for 20 years, the last 10 as Director of Cardiology for The Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation. During that time, he developed extensive expertise in disease state management, as well as information technology, EHR, and digital imaging systems. Dr. Penn has published many articles and abstracts with a focus on congestive heart failure and vascular biology.

Dr. Penn has also lectured extensively on topics such as congestive heart failure, HTN, lipids and cardiovascular risk. Sponsors include the American Heart Association, the Heart Care Partnership, Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation, and pharmaceutical companies such as Merck, Novartis, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Sanofi Winthrop and Genentech.


Irving Penn, MD

Dr. Irving Penn is a noted pioneer in medical weight loss and the creator of The Penn Program for Weight Management. One of the most successful weight loss doctors of all time, he has successfully treated tens of thousands of patients in a career that spans over 50 years. His innovative combination of medication and behavior modification is the basis for our weight loss program.