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OVERVIEW

Started Practice: 1987 Joined Scripps Clinic Medical Group: 1987Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital Leadership Roles: -Chief of Cardiology -Director, Interventional Cardiology Teaching Roles: -Founder/Director, Interventional Cardiology ACGME Fellowship at Scripps Clinic La Jolla, California -Visiting Professor of Medicine, Columbia University New York, New York Professional Societies: -Fellow, American College of Cardiology -Member, American Heart Association -Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions Editorial Boards: -Circulation -Journal of the American College of Cardiology -Journal of Invasive Cardiology -Journal of Interventional Cardiology -Section Editor, Circulation New Drugs and Technologies Research Focus: -Drug-eluting stents Honors & Awards: -1975 Beta, Beta, Beta (Biology Honor Society) -1975 National Science Foundation Award (Summer Research) -1976 General Honors Vassar College Graduation -1976 Special Honors (Biology) Vassar College Graduation -1980 Harold Lampert Research Prize (Excellence in research during medical school) -1980 Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society) -1980 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology -1988 Fellow, American College of Cardiology -1994 1997 Listed in The Best Doctors in America, Woodward-White, Aiken, South Carolina -1995 Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Award from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for outstanding achievement since graduation -1998 The Spirit of Scripps Award -1998 Erasmus Thoraxcenter Interventional Cardiology Award, "Best Clinical Researcher 1998" -1998 Skaggs Clinical Scholar, The Scripps Research Institute -2001 2005 Listed in Americas Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical LTD, New York, NY Dr. Teirstein completed medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed a fellowship in cardiology at Stanford University and subsequently spent a year as a fellow in complex angioplasty with Dr. Geoffrey Hartzler at the Mid-America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. Following this he completed a fellowship in stents, atherectomy and lasers at the National Institutes of Health. Subsequently he founded the interventional cardiology program at Scripps Clinic, where he currently serves as chief of cardiology and director of interventional cardiology. Dr. Teirsteins primary focus has been complex angioplasty and new technology development. He has played an active role in the initial development and clinical investigation of coronary stent procedures, Rotablator atherectomy, transluminal extraction atherectomy, coronary angioscopy and the utilization of cardiopulmonary support. Dr. Teirstein pioneered the first effective treatment for restenosis (low dose radiation therapy) and was one of the early investigators of medicated stents. Dr. Teirstein has authored numerous publications and lectured throughout the world on state-of-the-art interventional cardiology techniques. He is an internationally recognized leader in cardiology and has received awards for both research and clinical excellence. Dr. Teirstein currently performs in excess of 1000 stent procedures per year and maintains an active clinical research unit at Scripps Clinic.
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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

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Scripps Clinic John R Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA, 92037
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"Truly grateful to Dr. Teirstein. He saved my life."
  • December 6, 2021

LOCATIONS

9898 Genesee Ave
La Jolla,CA,92037
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Scripps Clinic John R Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee ave Fl 5
La Jolla,CA,92037
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Scripps Clinic Medical Group
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS213
La Jolla,CA,92037
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas,CA,92024
Anesthesia Service Medical Group
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla,CA,92037

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Residency
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Medical School
Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai
Graduated 1980

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  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • CIGNA PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • First Health PPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • UHC Options PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
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  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
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  • Health Net CA HMO
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
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  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
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  • Blue Shield CA Platinum 90 PPO
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  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Molina Marketplace CA
  • Oscar Northern CA Cigna + Oscar LocalPlus
  • Oscar Northern CA Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • UHC SignatureValue HMO - CA
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Compass HMO

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