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Dr. Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD


Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD, is a cardiologist with over 25 years experience in patient care and clinical research. Since 2013 he has served as the  Executive Director of the Clinical Trials Center (CTC) at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) in New York where he leads a research team of 80 and directs clinical trials from first-in-human to large scale multicenter trials. He is also Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where he is an active clinician.

Until 2011 he served as the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at UCSD Medical Center. He also served as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology from 2002 through 2010. Dr. Ben-Yehuda is presently Editor-in-Chief of Coronary Artery Disease and Deputy Editor of Structural Heart: the Journal of the Heart Team, both peer reviewed journals. He is also the author and co-author of over 130 peer reviewed publications.

Dr. Ben-Yehuda received his medical degree magna cum laude from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University He completed residencies in internal medicine at the Soroka Medical Center in Beer-Sheba, Israel and New York University Medical Center. He completed his cardiology training at the  University of California, San Diego including a research fellowship in Atherosclerosis.

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