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Pulmonary Vascular Medicine Research

Investigators

  • Nick H. Kim, MD (Section Chief, Medical Director of PTE Program)
  • Mona Alotaibi, MD
  • Timothy M. Fernandes, MD MPH
  • Kim M. Kerr, MD 
  • Demosthenes Papamatheakis, MD 
  • David Poch, MD (Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Program)
  • Jenny Yang, MD


Other Members

  • Jason Yuan, MD PhD
  • Alisha Kabadi, MD, UCSD Pulmonary Critical Care fellow
  • Anna Astashchanka, MD, UCSD Pulmonary Critical Care fellow
  • Cameron McGuire, MD, UCSD Pulmonary Critical Care fellow

Group Research Focus:

  1. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  2. Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) 
  3. Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
  4. Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA)

Individual Focuses:

  1. Nick Kim – PAH, CTEPH, PTE, BPA
  2. Mona Alotaibi – Pulmonary hypertension, Metabolomics
  3. Timothy M. Fernandes – Acute pulmonary embolism, Cardiopulmonary exercise tests (CPET), PAH, Chronic thromboembolic disease (CTED)
  4. Kim Kerr – CTEPH (including US CTEPH registry), PTE
  5. Demosthenes Papamatheakis – PAH, CTEPH, PTE, CPET, Med Ed
  6. David Poch – PAH, CTEPH, PTE, BPA 
  7. Jenny Yang – PAH, CTEPH, PTE, BPA, CPET