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Tom Ports, MD
M_MED-CARD-CORE
Professor

505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
415-353-3817
Tom.Ports@ucsf.edu

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Dr. Thomas Ports is director of Interventional Cardiology and co-director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory for adult patients. Since performing the first coronary angioplasty at UCSF Medical Center in 1979, he has accumulated vast experience in performing catheter interventions. In addition to elective angioplasty, he specializes in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, balloon valvuloplasty of stenotic valves and alcohol septal ablation in obstructive cardiomyopathy. Ports, a professor of medicine at UCSF, is called upon frequently to give second opinions in difficult cases.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
Ohio State University M.D. School of Medicine 1973
University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco Clinical Fellowship Cardiology

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