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Ralph Wessel, MD

Title(s)Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Ralph Wessel, M.D.
    Clinical Professor, UCSF

    Ralph Wessel, M.D. specializes in cardiac catheterization and pacemaker implantation. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

    He completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and University Medical Center.

    He was the Chief of Cardiology at Kaiser Permanente in Fresno, as well as a faculty member of the previous UCSF Fresno Cardiology fellowship. Dr. Wessel has rejoined the Cardiology fellowship and will be predominately teaching the fellows and house staff, in addition to clinical management of patients.

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    1. Rajyaguru C, Kalra A, Samim A, Abejie B, Wessel R, Vempilly JJ. Increased E/A Ratio is a Risk Factor for the Formation of Pleural Effusion in Heart Failure. Lung. 2020 Feb; 198(1):229-233. PMID: 31853638.
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    2. Ambrose JA, Lardizabal J, Mouanoutoua M, Buhari CF, Berg R, Joshi B, El-Sherief K, Wessel R, Singh M, Kiel R. Femoral micropuncture or routine introducer study (FEMORIS). Cardiology. 2014; 129(1):39-43. PMID: 25012707.
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    3. Javed U, Aftab W, Ambrose JA, Wessel RJ, Mouanoutoua M, Huang G, Barua RS, Weilert M, Sy F, Thatai D. Frequency of elevated troponin I and diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jul 01; 104(1):9-13. PMID: 19576313.
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