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About Nicholas Wettersten, MD

Nicholas Wettersten, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist who treats patients with advanced heart failure.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Wettersten trains medical students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Wettersten completed fellowships in heart failure and cardiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He did a residency in internal medicine at UC Davis and earned his medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and Heart Failure Society of America.

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For more information, see Cardiovascular Services.

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

Medical Degree

  • UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

Residency

  • UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Conditions and Treatments

  • Treatment of End Stage Heart Failure
  • Treatment of Renal Disease in Heart Failure
  • Management of Orthotropic Heart Transplantation
  • Management of Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Management of Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support
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