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Geoff H. Tison



Dr. Geoff Tison is a noninvasive cardiologist specializing in preventive cardiology. He has particular expertise in advanced echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart), including transesophageal echocardiography, which produces especially detailed images.

In addition to treating patients, Tison uses advanced machine learning algorithms and digital health technologies to further research on cardiovascular disease prevention. He has led multiple large clinical research projects and currently leads several studies at UCSF.

Tison earned his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and his master of public health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He came to UCSF for fellowships in clinical cardiology, advanced echocardiography and preventive cardiology.

  • Education

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2009

  • Residencies

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2012

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Cardiology, Advanced Echocardiography and Preventive Cardiology, 2016

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Where I see patients (1)

    My work

    AI algorithm matches cardiologists' expertise, while explaining its decisions