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Michael Brook


Director, Pediatric Echocardiography, San Francisco
Pediatric cardiologist
Echocardiographer, computer nerd and dog lover

Dr. Michael Brook is a pediatric cardiologist whose focus is echocardiography (using ultrasound to examine the heart). He is particularly interested in transesophageal and contrast echocardiography, and in using echocardiography to assess the function of the heart's ventricles (the lower chambers). He also is interested in digital echocardiography and in computer applications of cardiology. He serves as director of UCSF's pediatric echocardiography laboratory.

Brook earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed a general pediatrics residency at Children's Wisconsin hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric cardiology at UCSF. He joined the UCSF faculty in 1992.

  • Education

    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, MD, 1986

  • Residencies

    Children's Wisconsin, Pediatrics, 1989

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Cardiology, 1992

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics

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My relationships with families and patients – watching them grow from tiny babies into young adults – is one of the things I cherish most in my work.

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    144 Ratings
    About our process
    Feb 02, 2022
    Keep working as a team.
    Jan 28, 2022
    They are good doctors and help with what we need.
    Jan 28, 2022
    If we have to go back I will not hesitate to see the same doctor
    Dec 10, 2021
    Since this is the first time for my daughter to get checked by overseas hospital..I was just amazed with the facility and the service provided by this amazing team..
    Nov 17, 2021
    Aug 20, 2021
    Aug 20, 2021
    Good care and good spirits despite the pandemic.
    Jun 25, 2021
    Everything was great
    Apr 02, 2021
    Totally recommend it
    Mar 03, 2021
    Everything was perfectly fine
    Jan 08, 2021
    The new office is lovely and all of the staff did a great job.
    Nov 18, 2020
    Very good doctors and nurses.
    Oct 09, 2020
    All good.
    Sep 25, 2020
    They should put some kind of signage on the door in Spanish
    Sep 11, 2020
    The nurses and the doctor took good care of us.

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