Anne Thorson, MD

Cardiologist

Dr. Anne Thorson, a cardiologist, is co-director of the UCSF Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease at Mission Bay and the supervising physician in the Non-invasive Cardiac Stress Laboratory, which evaluates patients for heart disease. An expert in women's heart health, she specializes in assessing and treating cardiovascular disease in women. Thorson is interested in early diagnosis and treatment of patients at potential risk of heart and vascular disease and in noninvasive imaging technology to diagnose and monitor heart conditions.

Prior to joining UCSF in 1999, Thorson was in private practice for 10 years. She was director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Services at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and medical director for the "Health Champions" to promote wellness among San Francisco school children. Thorson earned a medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. At UCSF, she is a professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology.

Clinics

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528

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

Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528
Follow-up: (415) 514-6620

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

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Professor

More about Anne Thorson

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

Stanford University School of Medicine 1983

Residencies

California Pacific Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1986

Fellowships

California Pacific Medical Center, Cardiology 1988

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Arnaout R, Thorson A. Late Recognition of Malignant Vasovagal Syncope. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2010 Jun; 2(2):281-283.
  2. Thorson AI. Sexual activity and the cardiac patient. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2003 Jan-Feb; 12(1):38-40.

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