The Premier Advantage

Premier is defined as being the very first or very highest in quality or degree.

Premier Heart and Premier Vein Care have merged with the new entity now known as Premier Heart and Vein Care. The practice is dedicated to providing both you and your family with the highest quality care in both cardiovascular and vascular diseases. Its emphasis includes state of the art diagnosis, disease management, and treatment.

We strive for a comprehensive and holistic approach to medicine. Our practice serves patients from all over California, including: San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Paso Robles, Templeton, Atascadero, Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach and Nipomo. Patient care is the focus, with an emphasis on professionalism, timely treatment, compassion, and respect. Welcome to our website, which both introduces you to the practice and serves as a resource for optimizing your care.

Dr. Ken Stevens

Dr. Ken Stevens is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, phlebology and internal medicine. He holds a B.A. degree from Colgate University, M.S. degrees from Georgetown University and University of Wisconsin–Madison, and a Medical Degree from Loyola University. After completing his internship and residency at the Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, a cardiology fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and an interventional cardiology fellowship at University Hospital/SUNY Stony Brook, Dr. Stevens ultimately settled down in Rockford, Illinois for 15 years.

In Rockford, Dr. Stevens wore many hats, serving as Managing Physician for Rockford Cardiology Associates, Chairman of the OSF/St Anthony Regional Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, and Medical Director of the Chest Pain Center at different times. He is also proud to have worked as a Team Physician for the US Olympic Team and US Maccabiah Team.

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