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Xinjiang Cai, MD, Cardiology, Los Angeles, CA


Cardiology Los Angeles, CA

Cardiology Fellow (STAR program)

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  • • M.D. with Clinical training in Internal Medicine (Cardiology)

    • Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Molecular Biology at the University of Calgary
    • Translational medicine training at Duke University Medical Center and NYU Medical Center
    • Visiting Scientist at Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    • Honorable Senior Research Associate at University College London

    • 36 original research publications, review articles and case reports in the areas of Cardiovascular Biology, Immunology, Genomics, Cardiovascular Medicine, and Clinical Endocrinology

    • Motivated team player with superb interpersonal and communication skills

Education & Training

  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2018 - 2023
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Bronx)
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Bronx)Residency, Internal Medicine, 2016 - 2018
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Bronx)Internship, Internal Medicine, 2015 - 2016

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

    Mewani V, Dhillon S, Cai, X and Wang, X., AACE Clinical Case Reports, 8/6/2015
  • Iodine Deficiency–Induced Goiter in Central New Jersey: A Case Series.  
    Chow A, Cai X, Sophia Hu, Wang X, AACE Clinical Case Reports, 1/1/2015


  • [Board 369] Resistin Aggravates Atherosclerosis in ApoE-/ Mice and Is Elevated in Human Atherosclerotic Lesions
    Xinjiang Cai, 2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans, New Orleans, 3/17/2019
  • [Board 258] Restrictive Cardiac Filling Associated With Large Left Pleural Effusion and Acute Pericarditis Is Alleviated by Thoracentesis
    Xinjiang Cai, 2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans, New Orleans, 3/16/2019

Grant Support

  • Postdoctoral FellowshipAmerican Heart Association2007–2009
  • Research ScholarshipAlberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research2001–2004