Karol E. Watson

Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD

Cardiology
Primary Location
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Services
200 Medical Plaza
365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-825-5105

About

Dr. Karol Watson is an attending cardiologist and a Professor of Medicine/Cardiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is Director of the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center, the UCLA-Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program, Co-Director of the UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology, and Director of the UCLA Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Diseases. Dr. Watson is a principal investigator for several large National Institutes of Health research studies including the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study and the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association. She is also a Board member of the American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate, and Chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Board for Womenheart, the largest national organization for women survivors of heart disease.

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 1997

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine, 1992

Internship

UCLA School of Medicine, 1991

Degree

Harvard Medical School, MD, 1989