Michel Accad, MD,
Medical Director of Athletic Heart of San Francisco, is a board-certified internist, cardiologist, and interventional cardiologist, with over 20 years of clinical experience. A graduate from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, he was Chief Medical Resident at the Texas Medical Center. He completed his fellowship and research training at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and his prior work experience includes serving as director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Kaiser San Francisco hospital. Dr. Accad holds an active appointment at UCSF as assistant professor of cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is a member of its subsection on Sports Cardiology. Dr. Accad is also a certified provider of the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication. He contributes actively to new knowledge in the field of medicine through publications in peer-reviewed, academic medical journals and through work in therapeutic device development. Dedicated to promoting the SF Bay Area’s heart health through Athletic Heart of San Francisco, Dr. Accad also runs a successful private solo practice
in internal medicine and cardiology, edits a popular professional blog
aimed for physicians and health care professionals, and is the author of a book
that rigorously examines and criticizes trends in modern medicine that are distract doctors for the focus they should have on helping individual patients.