Krishan Soni, MD, MBA


Dr. Krishan Soni is an interventional cardiologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary disease and a wide variety of heart conditions.

Soni earned his medical degree and his master's degree in business administration at the Yale Schools of Medicine and Management, respectively. He completed his medical internship, residency and chief residency at UCSF Medical Center, serving as the first chief resident in quality improvement and patient safety. He remained at UCSF for fellowships in clinical cardiology and interventional cardiology, and joined the UCSF faculty in 2016.

In addition to seeing patients, Soni serves as the director of value for inpatient medical subspecialties in the UCSF Department of Medicine. In this role, he works with practice leaders to improve the safety, quality, efficiency and value of care delivered to patients. He also works with quality improvement champions within the various departments, helping them lead improvement efforts within their practices. He is an assistant professor in the UCSF Division of Cardiology.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Krishan Soni


Yale University School of Medicine 2008


UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2012


UCSF Medical Center, Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology 2016

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Yap J, Singh GD, Kim JS, Soni K, Chua K, Neo A, Koh CH, Armstrong EJ, Waldo SW, Shunk KA, Low RI, Hong MK, Jang Y, Yeo KK. Outcomes of primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction due to unprotected left main thrombosis: The Asia-Pacific Left Main ST-Elevation Registry (ASTER). J Interv Cardiol. 2018 Apr; 31(2):129-135.
  2. Judson TJ, Beach LY, Soni K. The Troponin Cascade: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 01; 177(8):1193-1194.
  3. Yeo KK, Armstrong EJ, Soni K, Waldo SW, Patel M, Reeves R, MacGregor JS, Low RI, Shunk KA, Mahmud E, Rogers JH. Long-term outcomes of angiographically confirmed coronary stent thrombosis: results from a multicentre California registry. EuroIntervention. 2015 Jun; 11(2):188-95.

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