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Roselle Abraham


Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic

Dr. Roselle Abraham is the director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic, a designated Center of Excellence. She cares for adult patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a condition that causes heart muscle to thicken so that pumping blood becomes difficult.

Abraham is a physician scientist, meaning she is a medical doctor who devotes much of her time to research. Her background is in diagnostic imaging, stem cell research and electrophysiology (the study of the body's electrical activity). She uses various medical imaging technologies to help determine a patient's risk of heart rhythm disorders, with the goal of customizing therapies for individuals with HCM.

Abraham earned her medical degree at Goa Medical College & Hospital, where she completed a residency in internal medicine. She then completed a second residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, followed by fellowships in cardiovascular diseases and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Abraham is a member of the American Heart Association and Heart Rhythm Society.

  • Education

    Goa Medical College and Hospital, 1992

  • Residencies

    Goa Medical College and Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1994

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1998

  • Fellowships

    Mayo Clinic, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2002

    Mayo Clinic, Cardiovascular Diseases, 2002

  • Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Where I see patients (4)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    106 Ratings
    About our process
    May 13, 2023
    I waited online for over an hour.
    Apr 22, 2023
    Dr Abraham was super!!
    Feb 09, 2023
    Dr. Abraham was professional and extremely helpful.
    Jan 15, 2023
    Amazing team. Even had echo arranged for same day.
    Dec 20, 2022
    Dr. Abraham was forty-five minutes late yesterday. My scheduled appointment was 11:30 AM. I left at 12:15 PM.
    Nov 22, 2022
    I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Abraham as my doctor.
    Nov 12, 2022
    Dr. Abraham is the best physician I've ever seen-caring brilliant thoughtful and deeply trustworthy. I'm grateful to be her patient.
    Nov 02, 2022
    Excellent care. Great explanation of my condition medications and plan of care
    Sep 13, 2022
    My provider listened to me; was very thorough kind and invested in my wellbeing
    Aug 13, 2022
    Dr Abraham was wonderful took her time explaining what may be my diagnosis and what procedures will aid in a determination. She asked me to repeat my understanding of what she said. I feel so fortunate to have dr Abraham as part of my cardiology team.
    Jul 17, 2022
    She is very insightful about complicated issues not necessarily related to cardiology.
    Apr 07, 2022
    Dr. Abraham is an amazing cardiologist. She is very knowledgeable compassionate and humble. UCSF is very lucky to have a doctor like her.
    Mar 29, 2022
    Dr. Abraham missed our appointment completely - not late - no contact at all.
    Mar 15, 2022
    Was somewhat surprised with an exercise recommendation that differed from previous conversations. 3-5 times a week had been fine and actually complimented for keeping that up. This time I felt scolded for not doing intensive workouts 7 days a week. I will need to follow up for more information.
    Feb 15, 2022
    Dr. Abraham was amazing in every sense of the word. I thought extremely fortunate to have had an opportunity to sit down with this lady she is amazing extremely amazing.
    Nov 21, 2021
    Dr Abraham is incredibly involved in my well being - she saved my life!
    Oct 20, 2021
    The provider laughed when reading the results from my heart holter test. I called them out on this. It's not acceptable from any professional let alone a physician.
    Sep 10, 2021
    This was one of the best experiences I have had with any physician at UCSF.
    Aug 29, 2021
    My complaints are about communication rather than quality of the visit.