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Dr. Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC

Dr. Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC

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    Overview

    Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist who focuses on general and preventive cardiology. As a general cardiologist, she works with patients to diagnose and prevent heart disease, as well as manage conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary artery disease, or heart failure. Dr. Taub believes that prevention is the new frontier in cardiovascular medicine. She takes an evidence-based approach to care and tailors it to each patient, with the goal of minimizing medications and procedures. She also collaborates with other specialists to provide cardiac care for patients with complex, multi-system diseases such as cancer and autoimmune disease.Dr. Taub believes in empowering and educating patients by sharing the latest advances in research and technology, and she enjoys speaking to the community about cardiovascular disease prevention. Her own researchfocused on how epicatechin (a compound found in dark chocolate) can improve mitochondrial structure and exercise capacity in patients with heart failure and diabeteshas received funding from the National Institutes of Health and the American College of Cardiology, and has resulted in multiple publications in top journals. She is also developing and testing new biomarkers (blood tests) to predict cardiovascular risk, as well as studying the mechanisms of statin-related muscle complaints and decreases in exercise capacity and using epicatechin to treat them. Dr. Taub completed a fellowship in cardiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she was chief cardiology fellow. She completed a residency in internal at the University of Washington Medical Center and earned her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. She is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Taub is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cardiovascular/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

    Education & Training

    Virginia Mason Med Ctr, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

    Other Degree - University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Cardiologist

    Medical Degree - Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Wellness Center

    Medical Degree - Associate Professor of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Nuclear Medicine

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Cardiologist (Heart Specialist), like Dr. Pam Taub, may include:

    Please contact Dr. Taub's office for more information or to schedule a consultation.

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Cardiologist (Heart Specialist), like Dr. Pam Taub, may include:

    Cardiology Consultation, Cardiovascular Screening Visit, Carotid Doppler, Echocardiogram, ECG / EKG, Holter Monitor, Nuclear Stress Test, Treadmill Stress Test, Cholesterol / Lipids Checkup, Stent Consultation, Coronary Angiography, Bypass Surgery Consultation - CABG, Minimally Invasive Bypass Consultation - OPCAB, Heart Valve Surgery Consultation, Heart Malformation Surgery Consultation, Chest Wall Surgery Consultation, Diaphragm Surgery Consultation, Heart Transplant Consultation, Heart Strengthening / Recovery, Cardiology Follow Up, Stent Follow Up, Bypass Surgery Follow Up - CABG, Minimally Invasive Bypass Follow Up - OPCAB, Heart Valve Surgery Follow Up, Heart Malformation Surgery Follow Up, Heart Transplant Follow Up, Thoracic Surgery, Chest Wall Surgery Follow Up, Right Heart Catheterization, Diaphragm Surgery Follow Up, Anticoagulation Management, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Arterial Doppler, Heart Failure / Transplant Consultation, Heart Failure / Transplant Follow Up, Heart Transplant, Lung Surgery Follow Up, Pediatric Heart Transplant Consultation, Pediatric Heart Transplant Follow Up, Cardiac Biopsy, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac PET Scan, Cardiology Emergency, Heart Health Consultation, Cardiothoracic Surgery Consultation, Cardiac Testing, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Esophagectomy, Esophageal Surgery Consultation, Congenital Heart Disease Screening Visit, Exercise Stress Test, Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair, Ventricle Repair, Tricuspid Atresia Repair, Ventricular Septal Defect Repair, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Follow Up, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Consultation, Absent Pulmonary Valve Repair, Aortic Stenosis Repair, Aortopulmonary Window Repair, Marfan Syndrome Repair, Balloon Septostomy, Cardiac Cath Pre-Procedure, Mitral Regurgitation Evaluation, Left Atrian Appendage Closure, Congenital Heart Defect Correction, Thoracic Anesthesia, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac Pre-Surgery Clearance, Cavitation, Mediastinoscopy, Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy, Aortic Valve Repair / Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair / Replacement, Anomalous Coronary Artery Angiography, Port-A-Cath Insertion and Removal, Nissen Fundoplication, Robotic Thoracic Surgery, PTCA Follow Up, Cardiac Catheterization Second Opinion, Cardiology Second Opinion, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Surgery, Pericardiocentesis, Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) and Cardiovascular Surgery Consultation

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Taub's office.

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Taub's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - Encinitas: El Camino Real - Cardiovascular Medicine

    477 North El Camino Real

    Encinitas, CA 92024

    (760) 697-3110

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    Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center at UC San Diego Health

    9434 Medical Center Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Encinitas: El Camino Real

    477 North El Camino Real

    Encinitas, CA 92024

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Pam Taub accepting new patients?

    Yes, Pam Taub is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Pam Taub offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Taub's office at (760) 697-3110 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Pam Taub offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Taub's office at (760) 697-3110 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Pam Taub speak?

    Pam Taub speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Pam Taub have?

    Pam Taub is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Nuclear Medicine.

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