Dr. John R Teerlink MD Cardiologist

Dr. John Teerlink is a cardiologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 39 doctors at San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 101 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Heart Failure, Echocardiography, Clinical Trials as Topic, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Clinical Trials Data Monitoring Committees, Phase I as Topic Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic Clinical Trials, Phase II as Topic Clinical Trials, Clinical Protocols, Safety-Based Drug Withdrawals, Pharmacological Biomarkers, Drug Approval, Device Approval

Hospital Affiliation

San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center

UCSF Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988–1991

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1991–1995

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Cardiovascular Disease

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Effect of nesiritide in patients with acute decompensated heart failure.
O'Connor, C. M., Starling, R. C., Hernandez, A. F., Armstrong, P. W., Dickstein, K., Hasselblad, V., Heizer, G. M., Komajda, M., Massie, B. M., McMurray, J. J., Nieminen, M. S., Reist, C. J., Rouleau, J. L., Swedberg, K., Adams, K. F., Anker, S. D., Atar

Effect of left ventricular sphericity on the evolution of ventricular dysfunction in rats with diffuse isoproterenol-induced myocardial necrosis.
Teerlink, J. R., Pfeffer, J. M., Pfeffer, M. A.

Valvular heart disease in pregnancy. A contemporary perspective.
Teerlink, J. R., Foster, E.

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