Van Selby, MD

Title(s)Assistant Adjunct Professor, Medicine
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    University of California, San FranciscoCert2013 Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San Francisco Residency 2009School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2006 School of Medicine

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    Van N. Selby, MD is an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He earned his B.A. in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Selby earned his M.D. degree from the UCSF School of Medicine, where he also completed his medical internship, residency, and fellowship in Cardiology. As a Cardiology fellow he was the recipient of the Heart Failure Society of America's Research Fellowship award. After completing his training in general cardiology, Dr. Selby remained at UCSF for a fellowship in advanced heart failure and heart transplant cardiology. He joined the UCSF Cardiology faculty in 2014.

    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Dr. Selby’s clinical interests are in the evaluation and management of patients with advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. This includes patients requiring heart transplantation and left ventricular assist devices (LVAD). He has a particular interest in the treatment of patients with heart failure due to cardiac amyloidosis and works closely with hematology and oncology experts to provide them with integrated, individualized care.

    RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dr. Selby is interested in clinical research related to the care of patients with heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Particular areas of interest include hemodynamic assessment of patients with advanced heart failure and treatment strategies for cardiac amyloidosis. He is also involved in multiple clinical trials of novel therapies for heart failure and pulmonary hypertension.

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    1. DesJardin JT, Manicardi M, Svetlichnaya Y, Kolaitis NA, Papolos AI, Selby VN, Zier LS, Klein L, Aras MA, Yao FY, Roberts JP, De Marco T. Non-Invasive Estimation of Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Improves Portopulmonary Hypertension Screening in Liver Transplant Candidates. Clin Transplant. 2019 May 10; e13585. PMID: 31074522.
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    2. Glymour MM, Mayeda ER, Selby VN. Commentary: Selection Bias in Clinical Epidemiology: Causal Thinking to Guide Patient-centered Research. Epidemiology. 2016 07; 27(4):466-8. PMID: 26928706.
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    3. Tampakakis E, Leary PJ, Selby VN, De Marco T, Cappola TP, Felker GM, Russell SD, Kasper EK, Tedford RJ. The diastolic pulmonary gradient does not predict survival in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Jan; 3(1):9-16. PMID: 25453535; PMCID: PMC4289416.
    4. Selby VN, Teerlink JR. What's new in the treatment of acute heart failure? Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 Sep; 15(9):393. PMID: 23881577.
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    5. Selby VN, Scherzer R, Barnett CF, MacGregor JS, Morelli J, Donovan C, Deeks SG, Martin JN, Hsue PY. Doppler echocardiography does not accurately estimate pulmonary artery systolic pressure in HIV-infected patients. AIDS. 2012 Sep 24; 26(15):1967-9. PMID: 22781217; PMCID: PMC3897275.
    6. Ho JE, Scherzer R, Hecht FM, Maka K, Selby V, Martin JN, Ganz P, Deeks SG, Hsue PY. The association of CD4+ T-cell counts and cardiovascular risk in treated HIV disease. AIDS. 2012 Jun 01; 26(9):1115-20. PMID: 22382147; PMCID: PMC3881548.
    7. Hsue PY, Ordovas K, Lee T, Reddy G, Gotway M, Schnell A, Ho JE, Selby V, Madden E, Martin JN, Deeks SG, Ganz P, Waters DD. Carotid intima-media thickness among human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients without coronary calcium. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Mar 01; 109(5):742-7. PMID: 22169125; PMCID: PMC3640832.
    8. Hsue PY, McManus D, Selby V, Ren X, Pillutla P, Younes N, Goldschlager N, Waters DD. Cardiac arrest in patients who smoke crack cocaine. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Mar 15; 99(6):822-4. PMID: 17350374.
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