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James Nathaniel Weiss, MD

UCLA Physician James Nathaniel  Weiss, MD specializes in Cardiovascular Disease.
Preferred Name
James N. Weiss
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G36875
Contact
(310) 825-8811 Appointments, information and referral
(310) 825-9029 Academic and research office
(310) 825-6713 Laboratory
Voted Super Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Specialty/Cardiology
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 365C
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Medicine/Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1978 - 1981
Residency
Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976 - 1978
Internship
Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1975 - 1976
Degree
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1975
CLINICAL INTEREST
General Cardiology
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Chief, Cardiology
MORE INFORMATION
Additional Information

James N. Weiss received his medical degree and internal medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his cardiology fellowship training at the UCLA 1981, including clinical electrophysiology training at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. He then joined the faculty at the School of Medicine, where he was director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology from 1981-1985, and became a full professor in 1989.

He became the Director of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory and Professor of Physiology in 1996, and Chief of Cardiology in 2001.

His research focuses on ion channel biophysics, cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmias, and ischemia and mitochondrial biology. He leads an interdisciplinary group combining mathematical and experimental biology. He holds memberships in numerous professional organizations, including the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, the Heart Rhythm Society, the Biophysical Society, the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the Association of University Cardiologists.

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