Internal Medicine/Cardiology


Chandra Katikireddy, MD

Assistant Clinical 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

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. 


Katikireddy CK, Mann N, Brown D, Van Tosh A, Stergiopoulos K. Evaluation of myocardial ischemia and viability by noninvasive cardiac imaging. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2012 Jan; 10(1):55-73. PMID: 22149526


Katikireddy CK, Singh M, Muhyieddeen K, Acharya T, Ambrose JA, Samim A. Left Atrial Area and Right Ventricle Dimensions in Non-gated Axial Chest CT can Differentiate Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Heart Disease from Other Causes. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2016 May-Jun; 10(3):246-50. PMID: 26869368


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)