Santa Ana, California
Velocity Clinical Research at Coastal Heart Medical Group
Velocity’s research site in Santa Ana partners with Coastal Heart Medical Group to conduct clinical trials for drugs, medical devices, and diagnostics intended to help assess and treat cardiovascular disorders and conditions. Typical studies at this site involve medications or medical devices intended to help assess and treat cardiovascular disorders, such as heart disease, hypertension, stroke, hyperlipidemia, and more. The site has also conducted trials for obesity, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease with cardiovascular indications.
Located in a populated area near interstate 405, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients, including a large group of diverse populations. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Santa Ana team is committed to being a resource for study participants, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness, and to advancing medicine through research.
Our experienced research team in Santa Ana
The Velocity Santa Ana team of physician investigators and clinical research professionals are experienced clinical researchers. All physicians are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Training records and certifications are maintained. Our clinical team is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment and strives on collecting quality data.
With nearly four decades in practice as a physician, Anil V. Shah, MD, FACC, FSCAI, is an innovative leader in the field of cardiology. Dr. Shah cares for patients at Coastal Heart Medical Group, and partners with Velocity to conduct clinical research. After earning his medical degree from the Topiwala National Medical College in India, Dr. Shah completed his residency at the University Bombay Hospital. He then relocated to the United States to complete extensive cardiology fellowship training through the University of California, Los Angeles at the Wadsworth VA Medical Center. Dr. Shah went on to become board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease through the American Board of Internal Medicine. He also maintains his role as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, as well his position as a fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
With his passion for preventive care and early intervention, Dr. Shah continues to stay active in research and the ever-changing field of cardiology. Dr. Shah has even been awarded multiple community leadership awards, including “Visionary of the Year” by community colleges in Orange County. Being fluent in English, Hindi, and Gujarati gives Dr. Shah the opportunity to communicate with patients who may otherwise struggle with language barriers. Patients of Dr. Shah commend his calm and caring bedside manner, and his ability to make his patients smile, even under the toughest of circumstances.
Santa Ana facility features
The Velocity Clinical Research at Coastal Heart Medical Group facility is designed for the ease and comfort of study participants and to allow optimal efficiencies in performing clinical trials. Features at this site include:
- Private examination/consultation rooms
- Comfortable patient reception areas
- Facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies
- Nursing station
- Secure monitoring rooms or workstations with phone & high-speed internet access
- Multiple individual & secure workstations for research staff
- Regulatory document processing area
- Electronic data capture (EDC) capabilities
- Secure record storage
- CLIA certified research laboratory or clinical laboratory with CLIA waiver
- Ambient and refrigerated centrifuge
- Secured & temperature controlled investigational product storage with pharmaceutical refrigerator & freezer
- Freezers equipped for laboratory specimens at -20 & -70 degrees Celsius
- Backup generator/power source in the event of site power loss
- Standard medical equipment, including ECG and Holter machines, digital and analog scales