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William Grossman

MD

Cardiologist
Cardiologist active in patient care, avid fly fisherman

About me

Dr. William Grossman is a cardiologist and director of the Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease at Mission Bay. He specializes in treatments to prevent heart disease from developing or progressing. He cares for patients with high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, coronary artery disease (including those who have had a heart attack or the chest pain known as angina), valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Grossman has been a pioneer in research on diastolic function of the left ventricle. He is editor of the textbook Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention, which remains a standard in the field. He is the Charles and Helen Schwab Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology at UCSF and a former chief of cardiology at UCSF Medical Center.

  • Education

    Yale University School of Medicine, 1965

  • Residencies

    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1969

  • Fellowships

    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Cardiology, 1971

  • Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Spanish

What can you do to prevent a heart attack? Start with: Walk more, and eat less!

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay

535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158

Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease

535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158

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