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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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Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    83 Ratings
    About our process
    Feb 18, 2023
    Dr Fleischmann is always responsive to my concerns. She takes time to explain things in a straight forward manner. I always look forward to my visits with her.
    Dec 09, 2022
    The best.
    Oct 11, 2022
    Dr.Fleischmann is a superb physician.
    Sep 04, 2022
    She's very knowledgeable loving and very professional.
    Aug 28, 2022
    Dr. Fleischmann is an incredibly clear communicator who walks me through every step of her thinking in a thoughtful and understandable way.
    Aug 05, 2022
    Very collaborative. Everything discussed was explained very well.
    Aug 05, 2022
    The doctor provided outstanding care.
    Jul 25, 2022
    Professor Fleischmann has a great combination of extensive knowledge Skills empathy and bedside manner.
    Apr 13, 2022
    Dr. Fleishmann take extra care of my mom and she give us a call at night like in the middle of the night to give us instructions and what to do with my mom's situation
    Jan 18, 2022
    Excellent care
    Dec 09, 2021
    This was my first in clinic visit since the pandemic began - it was such a pleasure to see my provider in person and have a concrete discussion - it was greatly appreciated!
    Aug 13, 2021
    Dr. Fleischmann read the notes from my other UCSF medical visits prior to my appointment I am very impressed by this. She Is very thorough In reviewing my current medication and condition. She listened and answered my questions in detail.