Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC
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Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC

 

Dipti Itchhaporia is the Eric & Sheila Samson Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Health, director of disease management for Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute and Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California, Irvine. She is also Vice President of the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

 

Dr Itchhaporia is an educator who is particularly interested in increasing the global awareness of CVD disease. She has worked with the Public Health Foundation of India in their capacity building efforts to initially develop and update the content for a certificate courses in cardiovascular disease and Stroke prevention. She has been involved with the Best of ACC’s program in China aimed at educating CV professionals in different regions of China. She is also the Co-chair of the ACC’s International Conference in the Middle East, is on the editorial board for ACC’s extended learning (ACCEL) as well as the Cardiology Today magazine.

She has held many other leadership positions including being on the ACC’s Board of Trustees, past Secretary and Chair of the Board of Governors, for the ACC as well as being Past President of the California state chapter of the ACC. She has also been on the Life Long Oversight committee, the Science and Quality Committee, Governance Committee, Practice Administrator Workgroup and been an advisor for the ACC’s Innovation Program.

Dr Itchhaporia completed her residency in internal medicine at Stanford University Medical Center. And then joined the General Medicine Faculty at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) but ultimately went on to do a cardiology fellowship at Georgetown University and an interventional cardiology fellowship at Stanford University.