Internal Medicine/Cardiology


Chandra Katikireddy, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Director, Cardiac Imaging Section  







    Medical School:

Kurnool Medical College (University of Health Sciences),Kurnool, India


Saint Joseph Medical Center//Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


Pulmonary and Critical Care, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA.

Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA.

General Cardiology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY


    Board Certified:

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Nuclear Cardiology

Cardiovascular CT

Physician Vascular Interpretation

Cardiovascular Disease

Adult Echocardiography

    Awards and Recognition:
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Residency
    Medal of Excellence, Internal Medicine

    Recipient of National Merit Scholarship
    ACP: Medical Jeopardy: 2nd place

    Recipient of Stanford Postdoctoral Dean's Fellowship
    Publications (since 2009):  

Nguyen PK, Katikireddy CK, Yang PC. Nasal continuous positive airway
pressure improves myocardial perfusion reserve and endothelial-dependent
vasodilation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson.
2010; 12:50 


Heidary S, Katikireddy C, Yang PC. Quantitative tissue characterization of infarct
core and border zone patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy by MRI is associated
with future cardiovascular events. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jun 15;55(24):2762-8. 


Kapoor JR, Katikireddy CK, Rubin G, Schnittger I, McConnell MV. An unusual
case of partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage: utility of the cardiac MRI.
Int J Cardiol. 2009 Mar 20;133(1):e35-6. Epub 2008 Mar 4  


Book and Chapters:

Katikireddy CK, McConnell MV. Cardiac CT and MRI. A Practical
Approach to Cardiovascular Medicine; Wiley Publishers 


Katikireddy CK, Kort S. Historical perspective, Current applications and Future
Directions of Intra Cardiac Echocardiography. History of Cardiology; Springers
Publishers (pending publication)