Sithu Win, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sithu Win is a cardiologist specializing in imaging of heart failure, coronary and structural disease. He is the medical director of echocardiography at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and also oversees ambulatory ECG monitoring and stress testing.

He is an assistant professor of medicine at UCSF, and trained in cardiovascular disease at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, and further advanced imaging training at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He also obtained a Masters of Public Health at Johns Hopkins with a focus on epidemiology and biostatistics, and has a special interest in population based studies, clinical trials, and echocardiographic image analysis.
Publications
  1. Win S, Hussain I, Hebl VB, Dunlay SM, Redfield MM. Inpatient Mortality Risk Scores and Postdischarge Events in Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients: A Community-Based Study. Volume 10 of Issue 7. 2017. PMID: 28701328


  2. Kristensen SL, Mogensen UM, Jhund PS, Petrie MC, Preiss D, Win S, Køber L, McKelvie RS, Zile MR, Anand IS, Komajda M, Gottdiener JS, Carson PE, McMurray JJ. Clinical and Echocardiographic Characteristics and Cardiovascular Outcomes According to Diabetes Status in Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Report From the I-Preserve Trial (Irbesartan in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Volume 135 of Issue 8. 2017. PMID: 28052977


  3. Carson PE, Anand IS, Win S, Rector T, Haass M, Lopez-Sendon J, Miller A, Teerlink JR, White M, McKelvie RS, Komajda M, Zile MR, McMurray JJ, Massie B. The Hospitalization Burden and Post-Hospitalization Mortality Risk in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Results From the I-PRESERVE Trial (Irbesartan in Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction). 2015. PMID: 25982110


  4. Oluleye OW, Rector TS, Win S, McMurray JJ, Zile MR, Komajda M, McKelvie RS, Massie B, Carson PE, Anand IS. History of atrial fibrillation as a risk factor in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction. Volume 7 of Issue 6. 2014. PMID: 25225241


  5. Koene RJ, Win S, Naksuk N, Adatya SN, Rosenbaum AN, John R, Eckman PM. HAS-BLED and CHA2DS2-VASc scores as predictors of bleeding and thrombotic risk after continuous-flow ventricular assist device implantation. Volume 20 of Issue 11. 2014. PMID: 25152496