Ronald J. Oudiz, M.D.

A Short Biography:

Ronald J. Oudiz, MD, Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center and is a Faculty Cardiologist at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Southern California. He received his Medical School training at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA, his Internal Medicine Training at the University of California, San Diego, and his training in Cardiovascular Diseases at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA. Dr. Oudiz is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a past holder of scientific research awards from the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health, and received the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Award of Excellence in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Care. He has authored several papers in pulmonary hypertension and has presented his research at national and international seminars. Dr. Oudiz is a past Editor-in-Chief of the scientific publication Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension. He has participated in several trials of innovative medical treatments for pulmonary hypertension, many of which are still ongoing. Dr. Oudiz's research focus has been to describe the physiologic abnormalities that are caused by PH using measurements of lung gas exchange during exercise, and to study exercise rehabilitation as a treatment modality for patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Work Titles
CTSI Member, CTSI
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Faculty, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation Professor, CARDIOLOGY
UCLA Professor, Medicine
Education:
Degrees:
M.D.
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Contact Information:

Fax Number:

(310) 787-0448

Work Phone Number:

(310) 2222515

Work Address:

1124 West Carson Street RB-2
box 405
Torrance, CA 90502


Detailed Biography:

Areas of Clinical Interest:
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Cardiac Imaging

Specialized Techniques in Research:
- Specialist in pulmonary arterial hypertension

Special Instrumentation Used:
- IV Flolan (epoprostenol)
- IV and SQ Remodulin (treprostinil)
- inhaled Tyvaso (treprostinil inhaled)
- Ventavis (iloprost)
- Revatio (sildenafil)
- Adcirca (tadalafil)
- Tracleer (bosentan
- Letairis (ambrisentan)
- Opsumit (macitentan)
- Orenitram (treprostinil oral)
- Adempas (riociguat)

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