Ryan Alanzalon, MD
Board certified in pediatrics Clinical Focus and Area of Expertise
- General Cardiology
- Fetal Cardiology
As a student on my first clinical rotation in New York City, I was immediately struck by the resiliency of children and families in the face of unexpected illness. I quickly realized that advocacy was a key tenet of pediatrics; one of the main goals of pediatrics is working to advance the best interests of any given patient in my care. I eventually came to choose pediatric cardiology as my subspecialty, allowing me to advocate across a broader group of patients.
In my practice, I care for expectant mothers (fetal cardiology), children, adolescents and young adults with congenital heart disease. In addition to partnering with patients and families, I work closely with my entire team and coordinate with your primary care provider to ensure the optimal health of your child. About Dr. Alanzalon
Dr. Ryan Alanzalon joined Valley Children’s Healthcare and the Eagle Oaks Specialty Care Center team in Bakersfield as a pediatric cardiologist in 2018. Dr. Alanzalon completed his fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. During his fellowship, he received the Matthew’s Hearts of Hope
research grant, awarded to cardiology fellows conducting research that advances knowledge about congenital heart defects. Dr. Alanzalon has presented his research on cardiac development at a variety of regional and national scientific meetings, and has published this work in peer-reviewed journals, such as Pediatric Research and Scientific Reports
Dr. Alanzalon completed his pediatric residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center and received his medical degree from New York University.