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Kirsten E. Fleischmann



Dr. Kirsten Fleischmann is a cardiologist who specializes in echocardiography (ultrasound to evaluate the heart) and noninvasive cardiology.

Fleischmann's research looks at the relationship between noninvasive testing in cardiology and outcomes for patients, the development and evaluation of efficient diagnostic and treatment strategies in acute ischemic syndromes, and the effect of secondhand smoke on outcomes in cardiac disease.

Fleischmann earned her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She went on to receive a master of public health degree from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Fleischmann came to UCSF in 1998.

  • Education

    Washington University School of Medicine, 1986

  • Residencies

    Barnes Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1989

  • Fellowships

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cardiology, 1993

  • Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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