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Gregg Fonarow, MD

UCLA Physician Gregg Fonarow, MD specializes in Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease.
Specialty
Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G64544
Contact
(310) 825-8816
Fax Number
(310) 206-9111
Email Address
gfonarow@mednet.ucla.edu
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PRACTICE LOCATION

Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
Peter Morton Medical Building
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 224
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993, 2013
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Medicine/Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1990 - 1993
Residency
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1988 - 1990
Internship
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1987 - 1988
Degree
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1987
CLINICAL INTEREST
Cardiomyopathy, Congestive Heart Failure, Heart Transplant Before Surgery
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Research Interest

Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Preventive Cardiology, and Quality of Care/Outcomes.

Dr. Gregg C. Fonarow serves as Director of the Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, Co-Chief of UCLA's Division of Cardiology, and Co-director of UCLA's Preventative Cardiology Program. He attained the rank of Professor of Medicine in 2003. He was awarded the Eliot Corday Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Science in 2003. His research interests center on heart failure management, preventative cardiology, disease management, and implementing treatment systems to improve clinical outcome. Dr Fonarow has published over 400 research studies and clinical trials in heart failure management, preventative cardiology, and outcomes research. New therapies and management strategies for advanced heart failure and research into the pathophysiology of this disease are conducted at UCLA under his direction. He has also developed and successfully implemented a comprehensive atherosclerosis treatment program at the UCLA Medical Center (Cardiovascular Hospitalization Atherosclerosis Management Program: CHAMP). Dr Fonarow is on the steering committee for the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) program, ADHERE Registries, and OPTIMIZE-HF. He serves as a reviewer and on the editorial boards of a number of leading cardiovascular journals. Dr. Fonarow received the outstanding UCLA Cardiology Faculty Teaching Award in 1997 and was honored by the American College of Cardiology with the W. Proctor Harvey Young Teacher Award in 1998. He received a AHA Award of Meritorious Achievement in 2004.

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