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Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC

La Jolla, California

Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC



Pam Taub, MD is Professor of Medicine, board-certified cardiologist and founding director of the Step Family Foundation Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Center at UC San Diego. Dr. Taub was responsible for all aspects of creating the center, which provides a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program for patients with established heart disease.

Her clinical practice focuses on preventive cardiology, lipidology, as well as women’s cardiovascular health. She has extensive clinical trial experience and is active in clinical and translational research. Her research focuses on assessing the impact of behavioral, technological, and pharmacological interventions on cardiometabolic disease. Dr. Taub’s is a federally funded researcher with funding from: the National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator on R01 grant), Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and American Heart Association. Dr. Taub is widely published (with over 100 publications) and has authored high impact publications in top peer-reviewed journals including Cell Metabolism and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that have made on impact on clinical practice.

Education and Training

  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of California San Diego Health, 2010
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 2005
  • Medical Degree, Boston University School of Medicine, 2003

Professional Highlights

Dr. Taub holds multiple leadership positions in professional societies, serving as a fellow and board member for the American Society of Preventive Cardiology. She is a fellow and member of the American College of Cardiology Prevention of CV Disease Section Leadership Council. She also serves on American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (Women in Cardiology Committee).

  • Physicians of Exceptional Excellence, San Diego Magazine, 2021
  • Section Member, Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, American College of Cardiology, 2021


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