Paul A. Heidenreich

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Paul A. Heidenreich, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular) and Professor by courtesy of Health Research and Policy at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Stanford Health Policy Associate

VA Palo Alto Medical Center
111C Cardiology
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304

(650) 493-5000 x64069 (voice)
(650) 852-3473 (fax)


Paul Heidenreich MD, MS is Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical, Quality, and Analytics in the Department of Medicine. He also directs VA's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) in Medication Management and the Echocardiography Laboratory at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. His research focuses on interventions to improve the quality of care for heart disease patients; the use of echocardiography to predict prognosis; the cost-effectiveness of new cardiovascular technologies; and outcomes research using existing clinical and administrative data. His administrative efforts focuses on measuring, improving, and disseminating the quality of care provided by faculty in the Department of Medicine.