Dr. Paul McWhirter MD Cardiologist

Dr. Paul McWhirter is a cardiologist in Concord, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and one of 34 at John Muir Medical Center, Concord who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Interventional

Education & Medical Training

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1958

University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Post Doctoral Fellowship, 1995–1996

USAF Wilford Hall Medical Center (San Antonio TX)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988–1991

USAF Wilford Hall Medical Center (San Antonio TX)
Fellowship, Cardiology, 1992–1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Cardiovascular Diseases

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

The natural history of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in 228 military aviators: a long-term follow-up of 22 years.
Fitzsimmons PJ, McWhirter PD, Peterson DW, Kruyer WB

Rapid diagnosis of typhoid fever through identification of Salmonella typhi within 18 hours of specimen acquisition by culture of the mononuclear cell-platelet fraction of blood.
Rubin FA, McWhirter PD, Burr D, Punjabi NH, Lane E, Kumala S, Sudarmono P, Pulungsih SP, Lesmana M, Tjaniadi P, et al.

Use of a DNA probe to detect Salmonella typhi in the blood of patients with typhoid fever.
Rubin FA, McWhirter PD, Punjabi NH, Lane E, Sudarmono P, Pulungsih SP, Lesmana M, Kumala S, Kopecko DJ, Hoffman SL

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