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Gordon Fung, M.P.H., M.D.

Cardiologist

Dr. Gordon L. Fung, a cardiologist, is an expert in the treatment of heart disease with a special interest in cardiac rehabilitation, cardiovascular pharmacology, echocardiography and preventive cardiology. At UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, he is director of the Cardiology Consultation Service, the Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratory and the Enhanced External Counterpulsation Unit. At the medical center's Parnassus location, he directs the Electrocardiography Laboratory and is the associate director of the Non-Invasive Laboratory. Fung's research explores advances in preventive cardiology and end stage heart disease.

Fung earned a master's degree in public health in hospital economics and administration at the University of California, Berkeley and a medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed an internal medicine residency and was chief resident at Highland General Hospital in Oakland. He completed a cardiology fellowship at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Martinez, Calif. He has been active in the activities American Heart Association and has served on the association's national board of directors. Fung is an associate clinical professor of medicine and cardiology at UCSF.

Clinics

Asian Heart and Vascular Center
1600 Divisadero St., Second Floor, Suite C-244
San Francisco, CA 94115
Appointments: (415) 885-3678
Events: (415) 885-3678
Fax: (415) 885-3676

Cardiology at Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero St., Suite C-244
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885-3666
Fax: (415) 885-3676

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

ECG/ Stress Testing Laboratories at Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Main Phone: (415) 885-7321
Phone: (415) 353-1931
Phone: (415) 353-1262
Fax: (415) 885-7849

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Cantonese
Mandarin

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1979

Residencies

Highland General Hospital, Internal Medicine 1982

Fellowships

Veterans Administration Medical Center-Martinez, CA, Cardiology 1985

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Harris PR, Stein PK, Fung GL, Drew BJ. Prognostic value of heart rate turbulence for risk assessment in patients with unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2013; 9:465-73.
  2. Hasanien AA, Drew BJ, Howie-Esquivel J, Fung G, Harris P. Prevalence and prognostic significance of long QT interval among patients with chest pain: selecting an optimum QT rate correction formula. J Electrocardiol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 46(4):336-42.
  3. Kamel H, Navi BB, Elijovich L, Josephson SA, Yee AH, Fung G, Johnston SC, Smith WS. Pilot randomized trial of outpatient cardiac monitoring after cryptogenic stroke. Stroke. 2013 Feb; 44(2):528-30.
  4. Gandelman K, Fung GL, Messig M, Laskey R. Systemic exposure to atorvastatin between Asian and Caucasian subjects: a combined analysis of 22 studies. Am J Ther. 2012 May; 19(3):164-73.
  5. Palaniappan LP, Araneta MR, Assimes TL, Barrett-Connor EL, Carnethon MR, Criqui MH, Fung GL, Narayan KM, Patel H, Taylor-Piliae RE, Wilson PW, Wong ND. Call to action: cardiovascular disease in Asian Americans: a science advisory from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2010 Sep 21; 122(12):1242-52.
  6. Elijovich L, Josephson SA, Fung GL, Smith WS. Intermittent atrial fibrillation may account for a large proportion of otherwise cryptogenic stroke: a study of 30-day cardiac event monitors. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009 May-Jun; 18(3):185-9.
  7. Michaels AD, Bart BA, Pinto T, Lafferty J, Fung G, Kennard ED. The effects of enhanced external counterpulsation on time- and frequency-domain measures of heart rate variability. J Electrocardiol. 2007 Nov-Dec; 40(6):515-21.
  8. Lau DS, Lee G, Wong CC, Fung GL, Cooper BA, Mason DT. Characterization of systemic hypertension in the San Francisco Chinese community. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Aug 15; 96(4):570-3.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.