William Grossman, MD

Cardiologist

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 the development or progression of heart disease and cares for patients with hypertension (high blood pressure), dyslipidemia (abnormal cholesterol), coronary artery disease (previous or recent heart attack and angina), valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Grossman has been a pioneer in research on diastolic function of the left ventricle and is editor of the textbook "Grossman's 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.

Clinics

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.

Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528
Follow-up: (415) 412-9635

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

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about William Grossman

Education

Yale University School of Medicine 1965

Residencies

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Internal Medicine 1969

Fellowships

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Cardiology 1971

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Grossman W, Paulus WJ. Myocardial stress and hypertrophy: a complex interface between biophysics and cardiac remodeling. J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep; 123(9):3701-3.
  2. Prochaska JJ, Grossman W, Young-Wolff KC, Benowitz NL. Validity of self-reported adult secondhand smoke exposure. Tob Control. 2015 Jan; 24(1):48-53.
  3. Ye J, Boyle A, Shih H, Sievers RE, Zhang Y, Prasad M, Su H, Zhou Y, Grossman W, Bernstein HS, Yeghiazarians Y. Sca-1+ cardiosphere-derived cells are enriched for Isl1-expressing cardiac precursors and improve cardiac function after myocardial injury. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e30329.

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