Endovascular Fellowship- Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
American Board of Surgery, 2000
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2003
Acute and chronic type B aortic dissections
Aortic arch aneurysms
Aortic valve surgery
Ascending aortic and arch surgery
Endovascular repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
Hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA)
Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
Minimally invasive valve surgery
Off-pump coronary artery bypass
Reoperative cardiac surgery
Robotic cardiac surgery
Computational fluid dynamics
Percutaneous and transcatheter aortic valves
Valvular heart diseases
Dr. Elaine Tseng is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the UCSF Medical Center. She has a special interest in the endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic diseases, including descending thoracic aortic aneurysms, acute and chronic type B aortic dissection. She also has a special interest in aortic valve surgery, ascending aortic and arch surgery, mitral valve repair, reoperative cardiac surgery, off-pump coronary artery bypass, and Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Tseng grew up in North Carolina where she attended the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. She was a National Merit Scholar. She completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a GPA 5.0. She earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School and was one of three recipients per year of the Virginia A. Linnane Scholarship. Dr. Tseng underwent her general surgery training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she received the George D. Zeidema Surgery Award and the Vincent L. Gott Cardiac Surgery Award. She was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was awarded the Nina Braunwald Research Fellowship Award from The Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. She also received the Hawley H. Seiler MD Award from the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association. Dr. Tseng underwent her clinical and advanced training in cardiothoracic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
After completing her education and training, she joined the cardiac surgery staff at the UCSF Medical Center in 2002. She has published scientific papers and book chapters on a wide range of topics, including aortic valve disease, neurologic injury after cardiac surgery, and esophageal cancer. She developed an interest in percutaneous aortic and mitral valves and underwent specialized endovascular training in 2006 for thoracic aortic disease. Dr. Tseng is a member of the American Medical Association, American Heart Association, Association of Women in Thoracic Surgery, and Association of Women Surgeons. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Most recent publications from a total of 80
Zenati MA, Bhatt DL, Bakaeen FG, Stock EM, Biswas K, Gaziano JM, Kelly RF, Tseng EE, Bitondo J, Quin JA, Almassi GH, Haime M, Hattler B, DeMatt E, Scrymgeour A, Huang GD. Randomized Trial of Endoscopic or Open Vein-Graft Harvesting for Coronary-Artery Bypass. N Engl J Med. 2019 01 10; 380(2):132-141. View in PubMed
Xuan Y, Dvir D, Wang Z, Mizoguchi T, Ye J, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng EE. Stent and leaflet stresses in 26-mm, third-generation, balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. View in PubMed
Xuan Y, Wang Z, Liu R, Haraldsson H, Hope MD, Saloner DA, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng E. Wall stress on ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms with bicuspid compared with tricuspid aortic valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug; 156(2):492-500. View in PubMed
Yang J, Zimmet JM, Ponna VM, Ma F, Wozniak CJ, Ge L, Shunk KA, Tseng EE. Evolution of Veterans Affairs Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Program: The First 100 Patients. J Heart Valve Dis. 2018 Jan; 27(1):24-31. View in PubMed
Zhu C, Haraldsson H, Kallianos K, Ge L, Tseng E, Henry T, Saloner D, Hope MD. Gated thoracic magnetic resonance angiography at 3T: noncontrast versus blood pool contrast. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Mar; 34(3):475-483. View in PubMed
Xuan Y, Krishnan K, Ye J, Dvir D, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng EE. Stent and Leaflet Stresses in 29-mm Second-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep; 104(3):773-781. View in PubMed
Kuang H, Xuan Y, Lu M, Mookhoek A, Wisneski AD, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng EE. Leaflet Mechanical Properties of Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Magna Pericardial Aortic Bioprostheses. J Heart Valve Dis. 2017 Jan; 26(1):81-89. View in PubMed
Kallianos K, Henry TS, Yeghiazarians Y, Zimmet J, Shunk KA, Tseng EE, Mahadevan V, Hope MD. Ferumoxytol MRA for transcatheter aortic valve replacement planning with renal insufficiency. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 15; 231:255-257. View in PubMed
Xuan Y, Krishnan K, Ye J, Dvir D, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng EE. Stent and leaflet stresses in a 26-mm first-generation balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 May; 153(5):1065-1073. View in PubMed
Mookhoek A, Krishnan K, Chitsaz S, Kuang H, Ge L, Schoof PH, Bogers AJJC, Takkenberg JJM, Tseng EE. Biomechanics of Failed Pulmonary Autografts Compared to Native Aortic Roots. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May; 103(5):1482-1488. View in PubMed
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