Donald Grandis, MD


Donald Grandis is a general cardiologist who has a particular interest in personalizing care to optimize cardiac disease prevention and management. He practices noninvasive cardiology, which includes transthoracic, stress and transesophageal echocardiography. Grandis also interprets stress tests and nuclear cardiac images. A professor at UCSF, his research focuses on the effects of air pollution on cardiovascular health and the use of remote-monitoring and other devices to improve health outcomes in patients with common heart conditions.

Grandis earned his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed his medical internship, residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


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.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence
400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 514-2381

Hours: Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title


More about Donald Grandis


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 1985


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 1987


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 1992

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Grandis DJ, Nah G, Whitman IR, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Olgin JE, Marcus GM. Wilson's Disease and Cardiac Myopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 01; 120(11):2056-2060.

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