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Dr. Cynthia Thaik: A Holistic Approach to Cardiology in Los Angeles

Dr. Cynthia Thaik

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, MD

Holistic Heart Doctor

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, a dedicated and board-certified cardiologist in the Los Angeles area, practices medicine with a compassionate heart-centered approach. She empowers her patients to transcend stress, fear, and anxiety, fostering inner calm and peace while guiding them toward proactive steps for health and healing. Dr. Cynthia has positively transformed the lives of thousands through her holistic approach to thinking, feeling, and acting.

Burbank Cardiologist: Nurturing Health with a Holistic Touch

Dr. Cynthia’s journey into holistic cardiology finds its roots in her early experiences accompanying her mother, a physician, to a medical clinic in Myanmar (formerly Burma). There, she witnessed the unfiltered and hands-on art of healing, untouched by modern-day challenges such as pharmaceuticals, bureaucracy, and malpractice concerns.

These impactful memories remained dormant as she pursued her American life, completing her rigorous medical training at Harvard Medical School and initially practicing Western medicine. However, upon the establishment of her wellness center in Burbank, these memories resurfaced. Today, she channels these early influences to guide her patients toward remarkable health improvements through integrative lifestyle practices. This holistic approach, encompassing nutrition, fitness, and spiritual meditation, reflects Dr. Cynthia’s commitment to a comprehensive and patient-centric methodology.

Her personal journey of rediscovering her life purpose has infused her work as a Burbank cardiologist with authenticity and joy. Dr. Cynthia is dedicated to providing not only medical expertise but also a holistic and compassionate approach to healing for the well-being of her patients.

Mind-Body Wholeness: A Los Angeles Cardiologist’s Vision

Dr. Thaik believes in the profound mind-body connection for health, emphasizing being centered and present in each moment. As a practicing Buddhist, she shares this message in her book, “Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength & Spirit from the Body’s Core.” Leading the Holistic Healing Heart Center and Revitalize-U, Dr. Cynthia sets herself apart, equipping patients with tools for self-care and well-being. 

Integrative Excellence: Leading Burbank Cardiologist

Dr. Thaik seamlessly integrates traditional and modern medical practices to provide comprehensive cardiac services. Her practice’s commitment extends to specialized treatments and support for Long COVID and POTS patients. The Holistic Healing Heart Center, a beacon of holistic cardiology, is a sought-after destination for optimal heart health in Los Angeles, CA, solidifying Dr. Thaik’s position as a top board-certified cardiologist in the region.

Board-Certified Cardiologist In Los Angeles

A board-certified cardiologist, Dr. Cynthia Thaik, MD, brings extensive training, experience, and recognition to her practice. As a medical doctor specializing in cardiology, she has undergone rigorous training and evaluation, providing patients in Los Angeles with expert cardiac care rooted in compassion and holistic well-being.

California medical license: G 82312


  • University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School’s training programs
  • Beth Israel Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham & Women’s hospital

Awards & Honors:

  • 2005 LA Business Journal “Women Making a Difference” Nomination
  • 1997 National Research Service Award NIH
  • 1995 Cardiovascular Research Award, American College of Cardiology
  • 1994 Raymond Kalil Memorial Cardiovascular Research Award
  • 1993 Kathleen Swan Ginsberg Award
  • 1993 Elected Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital
  • 1990 Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Chicago
  • 1986 Summa Cum Laude, University Of Illinois
  • 1982 Bronze Tablet Award

Professional Appointments:

  • 1997 Assistant Clinical Professor Medicine UCLA School of Medicine
  • 1990 Clinical Fellow of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • 1986 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Medicine, University of Chicago
  • 1982 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Illinois
  • 2003 Co-director of the Women’s Cardiac Risk Screening Program at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center


  • 2016 – Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Practical Cardiology: Evaluation and Management of Common Cardiovascular Disease
  • 2014 – Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength & Spirit from the Body’s Core
  • 1999 – “Coronary Artery Disease” – Principles of Women’s Health
  • 1998 – “Nitric Oxide, Atrial Natriuretic Peptide, and cyclic GMP Inhibit the Growth-promoting Effects of Norepinephrine in Cardiac Myocytes and Fibroblasts” – Journal of Clinical Investigations
  • 1997 – “Hemorrhagic Complications of Thrombolytic and Anticoagulant Therapy” – Textbook of Coronary Thrombosis.
  • 1995 – “Pressure- and Volume-Induced Left Ventricular Hypertrophies As Associated With Distinct Myocyte Phenotypes and Differential Induction of Peptide Growth Factor mRNAs” – Circulation
  • 1995 – “Molecular and Cellular Events in Myocardial Hypertrophy and Failure” – Heart Failure: Cardiac Function and Dysfunction, Volume VI. Atlas of Heart Diseases
  • 1995 – Effects of inflammatory cytokines on growth and growth factor expression in cardiac myocytes and fibroblasts. – Abstract, AHA Meeting
  • 1994 – Exercise Capacity and Systolic and Diastolic Ventricular Function After Recovery From Acute Dilated Cardiomyopathy. – Journal of American College of Cardiology

Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • American Heart Association
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Women Speaker Association
  • Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • Women National Book Association

Professional Interests:

  • Women’s Cardiovascular Health, Congestive heart failure, Cardiomyopathy
  • Weight loss and Nutrition

Testimonials from Dr. Thaik’s Los Angeles Cardiology Patients

Beyond Dr. Thaik’s academic and professional achievements, she is most proud of the praises that she receives from her patients who describe her style of practice as caring, compassionate, service, and excellence oriented.

August 20, 2023

Dr Cynthia is simply the Best! She understands and gets it. No pressure, just help ❤️

August 16, 2023
Dr. Cynthia Thaik and her staff are top notch. Everytime I have an appt., I am well taken care of and usually with a minimal waiting time. The office is always clean and in great shape. Dr. Thaik is the kind of Dr. that makes you feel well cared for. She is very easy to talk to and usually has great recommendations for your overall better health. Thank you soo much for all the love. VIC
August 8, 2023

Dr. Cynthia Thaik is one of a kind. Extreme intelligence and a broad gestalt view of any one problem. She is able to zero in on problems in a very different way. Highly recommend her as a very talented cardiologist.

August 7, 2023
I appreciate Dr. Thaik and her staff. Everyone is very caring & helpful. Dr. Thaik is through in getting to the core of your issues & explaining your results & how to better your health. I really appreciate her holistic approach. Thanks so much!
Kammie – Santa Clarita, CA

I am a new patient of Dr. Thaik and after my first visit, I was graciously gifted a copy of her book, ” Your Vibrant Heart.” Being an avid reader on all books on health, I was immediately drawn in to not only the amazing content, but by the way this book was so thoughtfully put together. I found myself not being able to put it down after picking it up! Dr. Thaik is not only extremely knowledgeable, she is kind, compassionate and very passionate to bring health and wellness to all those that seek it. I am so thankful for her!

Talar – Los Angeles, CA

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Thaik a few years now and all my visits and experiences were positive! She listens carefully and explains things if you have questions. She also suggests ways to improve your health, lifestyle, and well-being. Front desk staff is helpful as well; from scheduling an appointment to follow-ups, etc! I am thankful to have found Dr. Thaik!

JD – Burbank, CA

I have been seeing Dr. Thaik for over ten years. She is always willing to take the time to answer your questions thoroughly. A quality not many doctors have today. She is never condescending. I have never had a negative experience and would recommend her to my friends and family. A great lady!!

Angela – Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Thaik is a world-class, Harvard-trained physician who takes a holistic approach with her medical practice — truly a breath of fresh air. Not only that, but she’s very kind, present and approachable. Her staff, especially Ashley, are incredibly responsive. They were able to squeeze me in for a visit on the morning of and treated me with respect and kindness during a particularly vulnerable time.

I went to her for a primary care visit after weeks of looking for a holistic PCP that would be able to think beyond a prescription pad. After one visit, I knew she was the one. If you’re tired of conventional western medicine and are looking to partner with a physician to take an integrative and functional approach to regaining your health, then Dr. Thaik is for you.

Pamala – Los Angeles, CA

FANTASTIC results for both myself & hubby. WOW…. it’s shocking.. Hubby has heart condition & pacer. Docs have been concerned about his heart AND BLOOD sugar levels; Glucose & A1C; too high… Dr. Thaik changed his heart meds, added supplements and had him set appt. with Brenda the Nutrionist; new detox diet.. After just 2 mos. of new detox diet, supplements and heart med– his glucose dropped 32 pts!!! Omg…!! We’re both so happy! A1C went from 6.8 to 6.4!

Christina – Glendale, CA

10 stars for Dr. Thaik. She and her staff are amazing. I highly recommend her to everyone. She is caring, patient, and extremely knowledgeable. My experience was excellent from beginning to end. Thank you Dr. Thaik.

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