C Noel Bairey Merz, MD

Director, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center

Director, Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center

Director, Cedars-Sinai Clinical Scholars Program

Director, Linda Joy Pollin Women's Heart Health Program

Professor, Medicine

C Noel Bairey Merz, MD

Smidt Heart Institute
127 S San Vicente Blvd #A3600
Los AngelesCA
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C Noel Bairey Merz, MD

Director, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center

Director, Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center

Director, Cedars-Sinai Clinical Scholars Program

Director, Linda Joy Pollin Women's Heart Health Program

Professor, Medicine

  • IM/Cardiology

Angina

Chest Pain

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

Heart Disease

Hypertension

Lipid (Cholesterol) Disorders

Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)

The research of C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, focuses on heart disease in women, preventive cardiology, coronary physiology/pathophysiology and advanced cardiac imaging, as well as alternative and complementary medicine approaches to heart disease.

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  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School, 1981
  • Internship: Moffitt Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 1982
  • Residency: Moffitt Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 1985
  • Fellowship: Cedars Sinai, 1988

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  • Member, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Council, 2008
  • Member, National Cholesterol Education Program, 2002
  • Member, Board of Trustees, American College of Cardiology, 2002
  • Women's Guild Chair in Women's Health, 1998
  • Bairey Merz CN, Shaw LJ, Reis SE, Bittner V, Kelsey SF, Olson M, Johnson BD, Pepine CJ, Mankad S, Sharaf BL, et al. Insights from the NHLBI-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study: Part II: gender differences in presentation, diagnosis, and outcome with regard to gender-based pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and macrovascular and microvascular coronary disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;47(3 Suppl):S21-29.
  • Handberg E, Johnson BD, Arant CB, Wessel TR, Kerensky RA, von Mering G, Olson MB, Reis SE, Shaw L, Bairey Merz CN, et al. Impaired coronary vascular reactivity and functional capacity in women: results from the NHLBI Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;47(3 Suppl):S44-49.
  • Johnson BD, Shaw LJ, Pepine CJ, Reis SE, Kelsey SF, Sopko G, Rogers WJ, Mankad S, Sharaf BL, Bittner V, Bairey Merz CN. Persistent chest pain predicts cardiovascular events in women without obstructive coronary artery disease: results from the NIH-NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischaemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study. Eur Heart J. 2006;27(12):1408-1415.

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