Nelson Schiller, MD, FACC

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine (Cardiology), UCSF

schiller@medicine.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 353-1744 (voice)
Box 0214, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0214

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Education

Union College, Schenectady, New York, BS, 1962
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, MD, 1966
Medical Intern, Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA, 1966-1967
Medical Resident, University of California at San Diego, CA, 1967-1971
USPHS Clinical Cardiology Trainee, University of California at San Francisco, CA, 1971-1973

Professional Experience

  • 1973-1975
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • 1973
    Founder and Director, Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratories, Dept. of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Moffitt Hospital, UCSF
  • 1978-1997
    Co-Director and Director, Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratories, Dept. of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Moffitt Hospital, UCSF
  • 1975-1978
    Assistant Professor of Medicine-in-Residence, UCSF
  • 1978
    Assistant Professor of Radiology-in-Residence, UCSF
  • 1977-1981
    Scientific Staff, Cardiovascular Research Institute
  • 1980-1986
    Associate Professor of Medicine in Residence, UCSF
  • 1985-1997
    Founder and Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic, UCSF, Ambulatory Care Center
  • 1986-present
    Professor of Medicine in Residence, UCSF
  • 1986-present
    Professor of Radiology in Residence, UCSF
  • 1992-present
    Professor of Anethesia in Residence, UCSF
  • 1997-1998
    Preceptor to Physcian Assistant/Nurse Practitioner students, Stanfod Unviersity School of Medicine Primary Care Association Program and the Division of Family and Community Medicine
  • 1977-present
    UCSF Faculty Association Board of Directors
  • 1997-2002
    Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • 2002-present
    Director of Echocardiography Research, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • 1966
    Thesis Honors, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine
  • 1981
    Honorary Member, Venezuelan Society of Cardiology, Elected May 29, 1981
  • 1982
    Gustav Nylin Lecturer, Swedish Society of Medical Sciences, Stockholm
  • 1/21/1983
    Commendation by UC President Saxon and by UCSF Chancellor Krevans for Development of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography in "A Report to the Regents"
  • 4/5/1991
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm - Thesis opponent
  • 1994-1998
    The Best Doctors in America (Pacific Region)
  • 1997, 1998, 1999
    The Best Doctors in San Francisco, San Francisco Focus Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner
  • 1997-98
    UCSF Clinical Cardiology Fellows Award for Outstanding Teacher

Selected Publications

  1. Wong JM, Welles CC, Azarbal F, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Relation of Left Atrial Dysfunction to Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 May 15; 113(10):1679-84.
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  2. Agarwal I, Ide N, Ix JH, Kestenbaum B, Lanske B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA, Mukamal KJ. Fibroblast growth factor-23 and cardiac structure and function. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014; 3(1):e000584.
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  3. Azarbal F, Welles CC, Wong JM, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Association of CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc, and R2CHADS2 Scores With Left Atrial Dysfunction in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 1; 113(7):1166-72.
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  4. Ren X, Banki NM, Shaw RE, McNulty EJ, Williams SC, Pencina M, Schiller NB. Doppler-detected valve movement in aortic stenosis: a predictor of adverse outcome. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Mar; 37(3):167-71.
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  5. Dubin RF, Beatty AL, Teerlink JR, Schiller NB, Bolger AF, Alokozai D, Peralta CA, Johansen KL. Determinants of hemodialysis-induced segmental wall motion abnormalities. Hemodial Int. 2014 Apr; 18(2):396-405.
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  6. Turner JH, Neylan TC, Schiller NB, Li Y, Cohen BE. Objective evidence of myocardial ischemia in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Dec 1; 74(11):861-6.
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  7. Abbas AE, Franey LM, Marwick T, Maeder MT, Kaye DM, Vlahos AP, Serra W, Al-Azizi K, Schiller NB, Lester SJ. Noninvasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance by Doppler echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Oct; 26(10):1170-7.
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  8. Dubin RF, Teerlink JR, Schiller NB, Alokozai D, Peralta CA, Johansen KL. Association of segmental wall motion abnormalities occurring during hemodialysis with post-dialysis fatigue. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2013 Oct; 28(10):2580-5.
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  9. Beatty AL, Ku IA, Christenson RH, DeFilippi CR, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels and secondary events in outpatients with coronary heart disease from the Heart and Soul Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 13; 173(9):763-9.
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  10. Schiller NB, Ristow B. Doppler under pressure: it's time to cease the folly of chasing the peak right ventricular systolic pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 May; 26(5):479-82.
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  11. Miller PL, Litt L, Schiller N, Maa J. Follow-up to 'Cholecystectomy in the presence of a large patent foramen ovale: laparoscopic or open?'. J Clin Anesth. 2013 May; 25(3):243-4.
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  12. Singh KJ, Cohen BE, Na B, Regan M, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Alcohol consumption and 5-year change in left atrial volume among patients with coronary heart disease: results from the Heart and Soul study. J Card Fail. 2013 Mar; 19(3):183-9.
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  13. Beatty AL, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Moderate exercise for improvement in 6-minute walk test performance in stable coronary heart disease--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jan 28; 173(2):169.
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  14. Cabarrus M, Yang B, Schiller N, Miller DC, Ordovas K. Iatrogenic giant coronary artery pseudoaneurysm with "daughter aneurysm" formation: serial imaging findings and natural history. J Thorac Imaging. 2012 Nov; 27(6):W185-7.
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  15. Beatty AL, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Six-minute walk test as a prognostic tool in stable coronary heart disease: data from the heart and soul study. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jul 23; 172(14):1096-102.
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  16. Schiller NB. Gaining respect for echocardiographic volumetric quantitation: observations on a study of the baseline echocardiography data from the STICH echocardiography core laboratory. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Mar; 25(3):337-40.
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  17. Welles CC, Ku IA, Kwan DM, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Left atrial function predicts heart failure hospitalization in subjects with preserved ejection fraction and coronary heart disease: longitudinal data from the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 14; 59(7):673-80.
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  18. Holtz JE, Upadhyaya DS, Cohen BE, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Mitral annular calcium, inducible myocardial ischemia, and cardiovascular events in outpatients with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul Study). Am J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 15; 109(8):1092-6.
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  19. Beatty AL, Zhang MH, Ku IA, Na B, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. Adiponectin is associated with increased mortality and heart failure in patients with stable ischemic heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Feb; 220(2):587-92.
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  20. Ristow B, Schiller NB. Pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease. N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 27; 365(17):1645-6; author reply 1648-9.
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