Educational Background

  • B.S. – River Platt College- Argentina
  • M.D. – Cordoba National University Medical School – Argentina
  • Residency – White Memorial
  • Cardiology Training – White Memorial


  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases


  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, California Medical Association
  • Member, Los Angeles Medical Association


Dr. Riffel-Dalinger is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine. He obtained his medical education in Argentina where he graduated from Cordoba National University School of Medicine in 1974. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 1975. He then began his cardiology training at White Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Dalinger has been honored to be the Director of Electrophysiology and Electrocardiography at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Director of the Coronary Care Unit at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Chairman of Cardiology at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Dr. Dalinger has participated in multiple pharmalogical research studies. He received the “Spirit of Life” award and commendations from the city of Los Angeles for the largest donation to Glendale Adventist Medical Center (2.5 million dollars) being donated by one of his patients. Dr. Dalinger enjoys bicycling and enjoys singing in the choirs and choral groups. He is married and has 4 adult children and 6 grand children.


Cardiac Specialty Care

• Structural Heart Disease
• CardioMEMS (Heart Failure)
• PFO Closure
• Coronary Intervention
• Complex Higher-Risk (And Indicated) Patients (CHIP) Angioplasty
• Atherectomy
• Impella and ECMO Support
• Peripheral Angioplasty
• Varicose Vein Treatment (Venous Ablation)
• DVT thrombectomy - IVC filter
• Carotid Stenting
• Rhythm Management
• Pacemaker
• Holter Monitoring
• Exercise Stress Test
• Echocardiography
• Nuclear Stress Test
• Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP)