Thomas Ports, MD

Director of Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Thomas Ports is director of Interventional Cardiology and co-director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory for adult patients. Since performing the first coronary angioplasty at UCSF Medical Center in 1979, he has accumulated vast experience in performing catheter interventions. In addition to elective angioplasty, he specializes in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, balloon valvuloplasty of stenotic valves and alcohol septal ablation in obstructive cardiomyopathy. Ports, a professor of medicine at UCSF, is called upon frequently to give second opinions in difficult cases.


Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title


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Ohio State University School of Medicine 1973


University of Chicago Hospital, Internal Medicine 1976


UCSF Medical Center, Cardiology 1978