Binh An Phan, MD


Binh An P. Phan, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and a cardiologist with a clinical practice at San Francisco General Hospital. As a clinician-educator, he has an academic focus on medical education and mentoring. He has scholarly interests in the areas of clinical skills, cardiovascular disease prevention, and lipidology.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, - , University of California, San Francisco
Doctor of Medicine, - School of Medicine, University of Michigan
Fellowship, - Cardiology, University of Washington
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, - Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Washington
Residency, - Internal Medicine, University of Washington
Honors and Awards
  • Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2020
  • ZSFG Department of Medicine Mentoring Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2020
  • Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2018
  • Distinction in Medical Education, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2018
  • Bridges Curriculum Commitment to Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2018
  • Floyd C. Rector Jr., Housestaff Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2017
  • Joel Karliner Faculty Teaching Award, UCSF Division of Cardiology, 2017
  • Osler Distinguished Teacher Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2017
  • Henry F. Chambers Medicine Subspecialist Consultant of the Year Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2016
  • Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Medicine, 2016
  1. Phan BAP, Ma Y, Scherzer R, Deeks SG, Hsue PY. Association between statin use, atherosclerosis, and mortality in HIV-infected adults. 2020. PMID: 32353062

  2. Phan BAP, Weigel B, Ma Y, Scherzer R, Li D, Hur S, Kalapus SC, Deeks S, Hsue P. Utility of 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Guidelines in HIV-Infected Adults With Carotid Atherosclerosis. 2017. PMID: 28674084

  3. Phan BAP, Chung P. Galloping Heart. 2017. PMID: 28538123

  4. Zhao XQ, Phan BA, Davis J, Isquith D, Dowdy AA, Boltz S, Neradilek M, Monick EA, Brockenbrough A, Hus-Frechette EE, Albers JJ, Brown BG. Mortality reduction in patients treated with long-term intensive lipid therapy: 25-year follow-up of the Familial Atherosclerosis Treatment Study-Observational Study. 2016. PMID: 27678425

  5. Phan BA, Bahrainy S, Gill EA. Epicardial adipose tissue-Truly at the heart of the coronaries? 2016. PMID: 27206933

  6. Morris PB, Ference BA, Jahangir E, Feldman DN, Ryan JJ, Bahrami H, El-Chami MF, Bhakta S, Winchester DE, Al-Mallah MH, Sanchez Shields M, Deedwania P, Mehta LS, Phan BA, Benowitz NL. Cardiovascular Effects of Exposure to Cigarette Smoke and Electronic Cigarettes: Clinical Perspectives From the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Section Leadership Council and Early Career Councils of the American College of Cardiology. 2015. PMID: 26383726

  7. Phan BA, Toth PP. Dyslipidemia in women: etiology and management. 2014. PMID: 24532973

  8. Phan BA, Dayspring TD, Toth PP. Ezetimibe therapy: mechanism of action and clinical update. 2012. PMID: 22910633

  9. Zhao XQ, Dong L, Hatsukami T, Phan BA, Chu B, Moore A, Lane T, Neradilek MB, Polissar N, Monick D, Lee C, Underhill H, Yuan C. MR imaging of carotid plaque composition during lipid-lowering therapy a prospective assessment of effect and time course. 2011. PMID: 21920335

  10. Moore A, Phan BA, Challender C, Williamson J, Marcovina S, Zhao XQ. Effects of adding extended-release niacin and colesevelam to statin therapy on lipid levels in subjects with atherosclerotic disease. 2007. PMID: 21291704

  11. Zhao XQ, Phan BA, Chu B, Bray F, Moore AB, Polissar NL, Dodge JT, Lee CD, Hatsukami TS, Yuan C. Testing the hypothesis of atherosclerotic plaque lipid depletion during lipid therapy by magnetic resonance imaging: study design of Carotid Plaque Composition Study. 2007. PMID: 17643572

  12. Phan BA, Laflamme MA, Stempien-Otero A, Limaye AP, Buckner FS, Levy WC. Confirmation of Chagas' cardiomyopathy following heart transplantation. 2006. PMID: 17151822

  13. Phan BA, Chu B, Kerwin WS, Xu D, Yuan C, Hatsukami T, Zhao XQ. Effect of contrast enhancement on the measurement of carotid arterial lumen and wall volume using MRI. 2006. PMID: 16523478