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About Jorge E. Silva Enciso, MD

Jorge Silva Enciso, MD, is a board-certified advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist. He cares for patients with progressive heart failure symptoms in need of advanced therapies or surgical treatments including ventricular assist devices (VADs) or heart transplantation.

As an assistant professor of medicine in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Silva Enciso instructs medical students, residents, cardiology fellows and advanced fellows in heart failure.

He has authored many publications in heart failure and VAD therapy in peer review journals, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and European Heart Failure. He is involved in various clinical trials providing new strategies to treat heart failure and VAD patients.

Dr. Silva Enciso is a strong believer that with the right approach and care, patients can achieve their goal of maximizing their quality of life and functionality.

Dr. Silva Enciso completed his internal medicine and cardiology fellowship at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. He continued as a clinical instructor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he completed his advanced heart failure and transplant fellowship. He earned his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California in Mexico. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.

Dr. Silva Enciso is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

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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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Degree

  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • Columbia University, New York, NY

Medical Degree

  • Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
  • Investigational Therapies
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Right Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
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