Dr. Paul S. Teirstein MD Cardiologist

Dr. Paul Teirstein is a cardiologist in La Jolla, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Naval Medical Center San Diego and Scripps Green Hospital. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 25 doctors at Naval Medical Center San Diego and one of 28 at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Naval Medical Center San Diego

Scripps Green Hospital

Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla
Ranked #20 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983

Stanford University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983 - 1986

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

23rd Annual Cardiovascular Interventions
2012 10 10

Three-Year Results Comparing Platinum-Chromium PROMUS Element and Cobalt-Chromium XIENCE V Everolimus-Eluting Stents in De Novo Coronary Artery Narrowing (from the PLATINUM Trial).
Meredith, I. T.,Teirstein, P. S.,Bouchard, A.,Carrié, D.,Möllmann, H.,Oldroyd, K. G.,Hall, J.,Allocco, D. J.,Dawkins, K. D.,Stone, G. W.

Japanese and non-Japanese patient outcomes in the PLATINUM randomized trial comparing the PROMUS Element and XIENCE V everolimus-eluting stents.
Saito, S.,Hagiwara, N.,Seki, A.,Igarashi, K.,Muramatsu, T.,Yajima, J.,Yokoi, H.,Nakamura, M.,Fujii, K.,Isshiki, T.,Stone, G. W.,Teirstein, P. S.,Meredith, I. T.,Allocco, D. J.,Dawkins, K. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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