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Paul Teirstein, MD

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Dr. Paul Teirstein, MD

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9898 Genesee Ave
Fl 2
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology

Biography

Paul Teirstein, MD, is the chief of cardiology and director of interventional cardiology for Scripps Clinic and director of the Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute for Scripps Health. He received training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Stanford University, the Mid-America Heart Institute, and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Teirstein joined Scripps in 1987 and is the founder and director of the interventional cardiology program at Scripps Clinic. Through this program he is leading the way in training a new generation of interventional cardiologists.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1983

Medical Education

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD, 1980

Internships

  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Internship, Internal Medicine, 1981

Residencies

  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983

Fellowships

  • St Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Fellowship, Angioplasty, 1987
  • Stanford University Hospital, Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1986
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