John Giacomini, MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System

Professional Education

Fellowship: SUNY Medical School - Buffalo (1978) NY

Residency: SUNY Medical School - Buffalo (1977) NY

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1989)

Board Certification: Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1978)

Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (1978) CA

Internship: SUNY Medical School - Buffalo (1975) NY

Medical Education: Baylor College of Medicine (1973) TX

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Cardiology Section, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (1983 - Present)

Associate Chief (Veterans Affairs), Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (1995 - Present)

Successful lysis of an aortic prosthetic valve thrombosis with a dosing regimen for peripheral artery and bypass graft occlusions
Nguyen, P. K., Wasserman, S. M., Fann, J. I., & Giacomini, J. (2008). Successful lysis of an aortic prosthetic valve thrombosis with a dosing regimen for peripheral artery and bypass graft occlusions. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 135(3), 691-693.

Same-day discharge after elective percutaneous coronary intervention was noninferior for safety to staying overnight in hospital.
Hlatky, M., & Giacomini, J. (2007). Same-day discharge after elective percutaneous coronary intervention was noninferior for safety to staying overnight in hospital. ACP journal club, 147(2), 35-?.

Statin therapy in heart failure
Pham, M., Oka, R. K., & Giacomini, J. C. (2005). Statin therapy in heart failure. CURRENT OPINION IN LIPIDOLOGY, 16(6), 630-634.

ANTIARRHYTHMIC AGENT AMIODARONE POSSESSES CALCIUM-CHANNEL BLOCKER PROPERTIES
Lubic, S. P., NGUYEN, K. Pv., Dave, B., & Giacomini, J. C. (1994). ANTIARRHYTHMIC AGENT AMIODARONE POSSESSES CALCIUM-CHANNEL BLOCKER PROPERTIES. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY, 24(5), 707-714.

ANGER REPORT PREDICTS CORONARY-ARTERY VASOMOTOR RESPONSE TO MENTAL STRESS IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC SEGMENTS
BOLTWOOD, M. D., Taylor, C. B., Burke, M. B., GROGIN, H., & Giacomini, J. (1993). ANGER REPORT PREDICTS CORONARY-ARTERY VASOMOTOR RESPONSE TO MENTAL STRESS IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC SEGMENTS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 72(18), 1361-1365.

CORONARY-OCCLUSION FOLLOWING DIAGNOSTIC ANGIOGRAPHY - SALVAGE BY INTRACORONARY STENTING
STGOAR, F. G., Giacomini, J. C., & Fischell, T. A. (1991). CORONARY-OCCLUSION FOLLOWING DIAGNOSTIC ANGIOGRAPHY - SALVAGE BY INTRACORONARY STENTING. CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR DIAGNOSIS, 23(4), 294-296.