Patrick McGinty

Dr. Patrick McGinty
Dr. McGinty
Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. McGinty is a graduate of the University of California at UCLA where he received honors in the neurosciences. Prior to medical school, he was a research assistant at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA where he studied the cardiovascular complications of diabetes. He then received his medical school training in Boston at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his medicine residency training at the University of California San Diego and was staff physician and UC San Diego faculty member in the Department of Medicine at the VA San Diego in La Jolla from 2007 to 2009. He then went on to complete his fellowship in general cardiology at the University of California at Davis prior to returning to practice in the coastal San Diego area.

Dr. McGinty’s prior research interests included diabetic cardiovascular disease, the role of platelets and inflammation in heart attacks, and the evaluation of minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of mitral and aortic valvular heart disease. He is trained in invasive and non-invasive cardiology techniques including exercise testing, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and coronary angiography. His clinical emphasis involves preventive cardiology with early identification and prevention of atherosclerotic coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.

Medical Education

Jul 2009-Jun 2012: Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Jun 2004-Jun 2007: University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency Program, San Diego, CA

Doctor of Medicine
Aug 2000-May 2004: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science
Sep 1993-Jun 1998: University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Neuroscience with Departmental Honors

Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, August 24, 2007
Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, November 2, 2012


Medical Board of California: Physician and Surgeon License
Drug Enforcement Agency: Practitioner License

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology, Fellow in Training
American Medical Association
California Medical Association

Professional Experience

Jul 2008-Jun 2009:
Emergency Department Faculty Liaison, University of California, San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program
Department of General Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
Veteran’s Administration Healthcare System, San Diego, CA
Sacramento, CA

Jul 2007-Jun 2009:
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of California, San Diego, CA
Staff Physician, Emergency Department
Department of General Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
Veteran’s Administration Healthcare System, San Diego, CA

Nov 1999-Aug 2000:
Clinical Research Assistant, Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA

Awards & Honors

San Diego Top Doctor Award for Cardiology – 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017

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