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David Filsoof, MD

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Dr. David Filsoof has been practicing medicine since 2007. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and pediatrics. He treats a wide array of conditions and diseases and specializes in general cardiology, preventative cardiology, noninvasive cardiac stress testing, cardiac catheterization, nutritional assessments, preoperative clearance, and hospital consultation.

Dr. Filsoof was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and moved to Los Angeles when he was 7 years old. He completed his secondary education at Beverly Hills High School and was a merit AP Scholar. He was accepted to Emory University for his undergraduate studies and was awarded the Hope Scholarship. He studied neuroscience and piano performance. He then moved to New York to study music at the Juilliard School of Music under his mentor David Dubal.

Dr. Filsoof then went to medical school on full scholarship at New York Medical College and completed his internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He then proceeded to the Texas Medical Center in Houston to complete a competitive dual residency in internal medicine and pediatrics. During his time in Houston, he served as a resident physician for the Houston Rockets Basketball team and performed the players’ cardiovascular screenings and heart ultrasounds. He was heavily engaged in research and wrote his first textbook “Cardiology Clinical Questions,” published under McGraw Hill.

Dr. Filsoof went on to complete a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at the Mayo Clinic. He was consecutively the fellow of the year and chief fellow in his final year. He was awarded a distinctive Mayo Clinic International Scholarship to work and study abroad in Kenya, Africa. Dr. Filsoof returned to Los Angeles to complete an advanced fellowship in cardiac imaging at the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute and joined the staff at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in 2016.

Dr. Filsoof has numerous peer-reviewed publications, editorials, and book chapters in respected journals. He is an associate partner at the Cardiovascular Medical Group of Southern California and is involved in several clinical trials under the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

Last modified on: 15-03-2021