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William Grossman, MD
is a cardiologist and Co-director of the UCSF Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease at UCSF located at Mission Bay. The Center is involved in both primary and secondary prevention of diseases of the cardiovascular system.

Dr. Grossman specializes in treatments to prevent the development or progression of heart disease and cares for patients with hypertension (high blood pressure), dyslipidemia (abnormal cholesterol), coronary artery disease (previous or recent heart attack and angina), valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Dr. Grossman has been a pioneer in research on diastolic function of the left ventricle and its role in congestive heart failure. He is editor of the widely respected textbook Grossman’s Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography and Intervention, which is now in its seventh edition and is used by trainee cardiologists worldwide. He holds the Charles and Helen Schwab Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology at UCSF. From 1997 to 2007, he served as chief of Cardiology at the UCSF Medical Center.

Dr. Grossman is a graduate of Columbia College and Yale Medical School. He spent his residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, where he later completed a fellowship in cardiology.