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Sotirios Tsimikas, MD

La Jolla, CA

Sotirios Tsimikas, MD



Dr. Tsimikas is Professor of Medicine and Director of Vascular Medicine at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Tsimikas’ clinical interests Vascular Medicine Program encompass treating patients in the continuum of high-risk primary prevention to endovascular intervention. He is currently on partial leave of absence as Cardiovascular Franchise Leader and Vice President of Clinical Development at Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA.

Education and Training

He obtained his MD degree in 1988 from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed Internal Medicine training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1991, and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease, Atherosclerosis and Molecular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology at the University of California San Diego from 1992-1997.

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