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About Eric David Adler, MD

Eric D. Adler, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist and medical director of heart transplant and mechanical circulatory support. He specializes in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation.

As a professor of medicine at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Adler conducts research on the use of stem cells to treat cardiovascular disease. He is also an investigator for many clinical trials for all stages of heart failure.

Dr. Adler completed both his internship and residency at the University of Washington, after he earned his medical degree at Boston University. He completed his fellowship in cardiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and received additional training in advanced heart failure at Columbia University. Dr. Adler is board certified in cardiovascular disease and advanced heart failure.

Dr. Adler's work has been featured in the world's top journals, including Nature, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and Circulation. He speaks throughout the country on topics related to heart failure and stem cell biology.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Residency

  • University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Fellowship

  • Mount Sinai, School of Medicine, New York, NY

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2011-07-12

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Cardiac Genetics
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Amyloid Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted