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. Inpatient Mortality Risk Scores and Postdischarge Events in Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients: A Community-Based Study.
  2. 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
  3. 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).
  4. History of atrial fibrillation as a risk factor in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction.
  5. HAS-BLED and CHA2DS2-VASc scores as predictors of bleeding and thrombotic risk after continuous-flow ventricular assist device implantation.
  6. Effect of fixed-dose combination of isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine on all hospitalizations and on 30-day readmission rates in patients with heart failure: results from the African-American Heart Failure Trial.