Melvin Cheitlin, MD

Melvin Cheitlin, MD

Cardiology San Francisco, CA

Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine


Office Address

  • 1001 Portrero Ave
    Rm 5g2
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    Phone: (415) 206-3502
    Fax: (415) 206-5447

Melvin Cheitlin, MD

Cardiology San Francisco, CA

Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology

Education & Training

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Temple University School of MedicineTemple University School of Medicine
  • Temple UniversityTemple University
  • Temple UniversityTemple University

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1971 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • The Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award2011
    • Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award2011
    • John J. Sampson Award for Distinction in CardiologyAHA – Western States Affiliate, 2005

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Counterintuitive Evidence Concerning Salt and Water Restriction in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Patients: Comment on "Aggressive Fluid and Sodium Restriction in A...  Cheitlin MD, JAMA Intern Med, 5/1/2013
    • Sexual Activity and Cardiovascular Disease A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association  Glenn N. Levine, MD, FAHA, Chair; Elaine E. Steinke, RN, PhD, FAHA; Faisal G. Bakaeen, MD; Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FAHA; Melvin D. Cheitlin, MD, FAHA; Jamie Beth Cont..., Circulation, 1/1/2012
    • Pulmonary Artery Rupture from Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring  Armstrong EJ, McCabe JM, Cheitlin MD, Arch Intern Med, 1/1/2011

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly Chapter: “Cardiovascular Trauma as Seen by the Cardiologist” Chapter 11 
      Cheitlin MD
      Editors: Ballga R.McGraw-Hill
      2012
    • Cardiology: An Illustrated Textbook Chapter: Cardiac Anatomy. Section 1 
      Ursell P, Cheitlin MD
      Editors: Chatterjee K, Anderson M, Heistad D, Kerber R.Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi
      2012
    • Cardiology: An Illustrated Textbook Chapter: Cardiovascular Trauma as Seen by the Cardiologist. 
      Hill A, Cheitlin MD
      Editors: Chatterjee K, Anderson M, Heistad D, Kerber R.Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi
      2012

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Pericardial disease in AIDS: frequency of tamponade and therapeutic and diagnostic use of pericardiocentesis. Galli FC, Cheitlin MD, J Am Coll Cardiol, 1/1/1992
    • Velocity-encoded cine MR measurement of left-to-right shunts and pulmonary blood flow in patients with congenital heart disease. Brenner LD, Steiman D, Caputo GR, Mostbeck GH, Cheitlin MD, Higgins CB, Circulation, 1/1/1991
    • Quantification of aortic regurgitation by velocity encoded cine MR. Caputo GR, Steiman D, Funari M, Foster E, O'Sullivan M, Cheitlin M, Higgins CB, Circulation, 1/1/1991

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