Ian Harris, MD

Medical director of the UCSF Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Dr. Ian Harris is a cardiologist who specializes in adult congenital cardiology, the management of heart disease during pregnancy and genetic cardiovascular diseases. He is an attending physician in the Adult Congenital Cardiology Clinic and a cardiology consultant for the Program in Cardiovascular Genetics and NF/Ras Pathway Clinic. Although his primary focus is congenital heart disease in adult patients, Harris also sees congenital cardiology patients who are 16 years old and older.

Harris earned his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Harris returned to UCSF Medical Center to complete his cardiology and adult congenital cardiology fellowships, as well as a research fellowship in developmental biology at the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute. He is board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.


Congenital Heart Disease Clinic
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Ian Harris


UCSF School of Medicine 1999


Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Internal Medicine 2002
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine 2004


Washington University School of Medicine, Ctr for Cardiovascular Research, Cardiology/Cell Signaling 2004
UCSF Medical Center, Cardiology 2006
UCSF Medical Center, Adult Congenital Cardiology 2007
UCSF Medical Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Developmental Biology 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Agarwal A, Cunnington C, Sabanayagam A, Zier L, McCulloch CE, Harris IS, Foster E, Atkinson D, Bryan A, Jenkins P, Dua J, Parker MJ, Karunaratne D, Moore JA, Meadows J, Clarke B, Hoschtitzky JA, Mahadevan VS. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the evaluation of liver disease in adults who have had the Fontan operation. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 Dec 01.
  2. Ong A, Harris IS, Hamill J. The efficacy of a video-based marker-less tracking system for gait analysis. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2017 Aug; 20(10):1089-1095.
  3. Agarwal A, Harris IS, Mahadevan VS, Foster E. Coexistence of abnormal systolic motion of mitral valve in a consecutive group of 324 adult Tetralogy of Fallot patients assessed with echocardiography. Open Heart. 2016; 3(2):e000518.

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