Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD 

Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD 

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit, UCSD Medical Center

 

 

 

Contact Information

Division of Cardiology
University of California, San Diego
200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103-8411
ph (619)543-7751
fx (619)543-5576
obenyehuda@ucsd.edu

Clinical Interests and Responsibilities

General cardiology, Coronary Care Unit

Research Interests

Effect of Ezetimibe on endothelial function
Effect of Crystal Methamphetamine on Cardiac Function
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Clinical Trials in Hypertension, ACS, Thrombosis

Journal Articles


Ben-Yehuda O. The cardiologist’s toolbox: improving care. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Jun 16;43(12):2174-6.

Ben-Yehuda O (Guest Editor). Pulmonary Vascular Disease. Cardiology
Clinics. 2004. August; 22 (3).

Guillinta P, Peterson KL, Ben-Yehuda O. Cardiac catheterization techniques in pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology Clinics. 2004 Aug:22(3):401-15.

Auger WR, Kerr KM, Kim NH, Ben-Yehuda O, Knowlton KU, Fedullo PF. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology Clinics 2004 Aug;22(3):453-66

Demaria, AN, Ben-Yehuda O, Berman D, Feld GK, GreenBerg BH, Knoke JD, Knowlton KU, Lew WY, Narula J, Sahn Dm Tsimikas S,. Highlights of the year in JACC 2004. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Jan 4;45(1):137-53.

Book Chapters/Books


Ben-Yehuda O. Anti-platelet therapies. In: Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Disease, A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease Chien K (ed.) Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa. 2004

Ashikaga H, Ben-Yehuda O, Chein, K. Biotechnology and Cardiovascular Medicine: Recombinant Protein Therapy. In: Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Disease, A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. Chien K (ed.) Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa. 2004

Ashikaga H, Ben-Yehuda O, Chein K. Coronary Restenosis. In: Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Disease, A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease Chien K (ed.) Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa. 2004

Abstracts


Banki N, Siecke N, Waltman T, Ben-Yehuda O. Methamphetamine Abuse is
Associated With Left Ventricular Dysfunction. J Amer Coll Cardiol 41;6 (Suppl A): 212A 2003.

Siecke NW, Jahanbakhsh K, Waltman T, Ben-Yehuda O. HIV cardiomyopathy is rare in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Amer Coll Cardiol . 43:5 Suppl. A: 117, 2004.

M Akhtar, KL Peterson, PS Phillips, O Ben-Yehuda. Initial response to statin therapy predicts response to dose titration. J Amer Coll Cardiol . 43:5 Suppl. A: 171, 2004.