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Elaine E. Tseng, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Elaine Tseng is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon based in San Francisco, California. She has been in practice for the past 24 years. Dr. Tseng graduated from the medical school of Harvard University. She had an internship and a residency stage at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, followed by a fellowship at the same institution and another fellowship at the Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. Dr. Tseng is a board-certified specialist in surgery and thoracic surgery. She is also a member of the American Heart Association, the Association of Women Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Association of Women in Thoracic Surgery. She received several awards during her career including the George D. Zeidema Surgery Award, the Hawley H. Seiler MD Award, and the Vincent L. Gott Cardiac Surgery Award. Dr. Tseng contributed to a long list of published studies. Some of the clinical areas she helped research are biomechanics of failed pulmonary autografts, suture forces for the closure of transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement, valve-in-valve implantation, blood cells damage in aortic valve stenosis, ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm. Dr. Elaine Tseng is currently affiliated with the UCSF Medical Center.

  • Education & Training



    Medical School


    Johns Hopkins University



    Johns Hopkins University



    Lenox Hill Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    San Francisco VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 221-4810

    4150 Clement St

    San Francisco, California 94121

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    UCSF Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 353-1037

    505 Parnassus Ave

    San Francisco, California 94143

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Elaine E. Tseng has contributed to 3 publications.

    Development of a veterans affairs hybrid operating room for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

    Shunk, K. A.,Zimmet, J.,Cason, B.,Speiser, B.,Tseng, E. E.; JAMA Surg. 2015 Jan 15.

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    Proof of concept of FOLDAVALVE, a novel 14 Fr totally repositionable and retrievable transcatheter aortic valve.

    Kheradvar, A.,Groves, E. M.,Tseng, E.; EuroIntervention. 2015 Mar 17.

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    Extended 3D approach for quantification of abnormal ascending aortic flow.

    Sigovan, M.,Dyverfeldt, P.,Wrenn, J.,Tseng, E. E.,Saloner, D.,Hope, M. D.; Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Feb 28.

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