Jeffrey Olgin, MD

Co-director of the Heart and Vascular Center

Dr. Jeffrey Olgin, a cardiologist and electrophysiologist, is co-director of the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center and chief of Cardiology. A specialist in the treatment of arrhythmias, he has developed treatment techniques for irregular heartbeats and founded the UCSF Atrial Arrhythmia Clinic that provides comprehensive patient care and studies genetic links in atrial fibrillation.

Olgin earned a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency, cardiology fellowship and cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at UCSF. He then went to the Krannert Institute of Cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he developed a program in ablation for atrial fibrillation. In 2003, he returned to UCSF as chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is active in the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. He is on the editorial boards of cardiology and electrophysiology journals and has authored textbook chapters on arrhythmias.

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Clinics

Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2554
Fax: (415) 353-2528

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

Cardiovascular Genetics Program
400 Parnassus Avenue, Plaza Level, Room 94
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 476-5355

Hours: Monday
noon – 4 p.m

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysio, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Professor

More about Jeffrey Olgin

Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 1989

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1992

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Cardiology 1996
UCSF Medical Center, Cardiac Electrophysiology 1996

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sharma A, Harrington RA, McClellan MB, Turakhia MP, Eapen ZJ, Steinhubl S, Mault JR, Majmudar MD, Roessig L, Chandross KJ, Green EM, Patel B, Hamer A, Olgin J, Rumsfeld JS, Roe MT, Peterson ED. Using Digital Health Technology to Better Generate Evidence and Deliver Evidence-Based Care. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jun 12; 71(23):2680-2690.
  2. Tison GH, Sanchez JM, Ballinger B, Singh A, Olgin JE, Pletcher MJ, Vittinghoff E, Lee ES, Fan SM, Gladstone RA, Mikell C, Sohoni N, Hsieh J, Marcus GM. Passive Detection of Atrial Fibrillation Using a Commercially Available Smartwatch. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Mar 21.
  3. 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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