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Ronald J. Oudiz, MD

Professor of Medicine,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, Liu Center for
Pulmonary Hypertension
Clinical Director, Wasserman Cardiopulmonary Exercise Laboratory

Link to Faculty Practice / Professional Building (referral inquiries, clinic appointments) HERE

EDUCATION:

  • Woodrow Wilson High School
    Long Beach, CA., 1981
    Summa Cum Laude

  • Bachelor of Arts
    University of California, San Diego, 1985

  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1989

  • Internship, Residency: Categorical Internal Medicine
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center
    1990-1992

  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Diseases
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    1992-1995

    BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Cardiovascular Diseases, Certified 1995, Recertified 2002, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, Certified 1995, Recertified 2002, 2012
  • Echocardiography, Certified 2013

    Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Chair, Scientific Leadership Council, Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)
  • Past Editor-in-Chief, "Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension" journal
  • Managing Editor, eMedicine.com (now Medscape)
  • Credentialed Reviewer, Medical Care Ombudsman Program
  • Associate Chair, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Human Subjects Committee
  • Member, Council on Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care, American Heart Association
  • Past Chair, Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Steering Committee, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Journal Referee, American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, CHEST, Circulation, European Respiratory Journal, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Circulation, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, Thorax
  • Invited Session Moderator, DIA/FDA/PVRI Debate on Clinical Trials for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
  • Chair, Steering Committee, Entelligence Young Investigators Program (www.entelligenceMD.org)
  • Listed in ~Superdoctors~ LA Magazine, Southern CA Cardiologists
  • Listed as ~Top Cardiologist~ in Top Leading Physicians of the World

    Non-Industry Grants Received

  • American Heart Association, Beginning Grant-in Aid (2000-2002)
  • National Institutes of Health, Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Pulmonary Hypertension; 2003-2008)
  • National Center For Research Resources, Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Exercise Rehabilitation In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension; 2009-2010)
  • California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (subcontract) (2017-2019)

    International Contributions

  • Guest Lecturer and Visiting Professor, Shaare Tzedek Hospital 2000
       Jerusalem, Israel

  • 3rd World Symposium on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2003
       Diagnosis and Assessments Committee
       Venice, Italy

  • Endpoints in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2003
       Exercise Endpoints Committee
       Edinborough, Scotland

  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Practicum 2005
       Faculty
       Tokyo, Japan

  • International Heart and Lung Transplant Association 2006
       Abstract Presenter
       Madrid, Spain

  • Endpoints in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2007
       Chair, Exercise Endpoints Committee
       Turnberry Ayrshire, Scotland

  • 4th World Symposium on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2008
       Diagnosis and Assessments Committee
       Dana Point, CA

  • European Society of Cardiology, 2008
       Invited Lecturer
       Munich, Germany

  • Canadian Pulmonary Hypertension Forum, 2009
       Invited Lecturer
       Montreal, Canada

  • 9th International Pulmonary Hypertension Forum, 2010
       Invited Lecturer
       Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 5th World Symposium on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2013
       Committee on Pathophysiology (focusing on exercise and RV)
       Nice, France

  • International Conference on Endothelin (ET-13) 2013
       Invited Lecturer
       Tokyo, Japan

  • 6th World Symposium on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2018
       Committee on Diagnosis
       Nice, France

    Journal Citations
    Acad Radiol
    Am Heart J
    Am J Card Imaging
    Am J Cardiol
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med
    Ann Rheum Dis
    Cardiology
    Chest
    Circulation
    Clin Chest Med
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med
    Eur J Heart Fail
    Int J Cardiol
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging
    Invest Radiol
    J Am Coll Cardiol
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol
    J Clin Pharmacol
    J Comput Assist Tomogr
    J Heart Lung Transplant
    JAMA
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol
    New England Journal of Medicine
    Pulmonary Circulation
    Radiology
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med
    Vascul Pharmacol


    Dr. Oudiz has been the Director of the Liu Center for Pulmonary Hypertension since 1998. He and his staff welcome you to the Liu Center website. Please do not hesitate to call us with questions or concerns, at:

    310-222-3560,

    write to us at:
    Liu Center for Pulmonary Hypertension
    1124 W. Carson Street #405
    Torrance, CA 90502

    or email us at:
    docheart@ucla.edu

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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