Patrick M. McGinty, MD

Cardiovascular Medicine

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Dr. Patrick M. McGinty, MD

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 academic 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.

Dr. Patrick McGinty's main practice location is:
320 Santa Fe Dr, Ste 204
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-7300

Medical Education

Fellowship

Jul 2009-present

Cardiovascular Medicine
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Residency

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

Licensure

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

Publications

McGinty PM, Smith TW, Rogers JH. Transseptal left heart catheterization and the incidence of persistent iatrogenic atrial septal defects. Journal of Interventional Cardiology, Jun 2011, 24(3):254-63.

Smith TW, McGinty PM, Bommer WB, Lim Scott, Fail Peter, Rogers JH. Residual mitral regurgitation grade at 12 months is correlated with persistence of iatrogenic atrial septal defect after MitraClip repair. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Sep 2010, 56:B23.

Smith TW, McGinty PM, Bommer WB, Low R, Lim Scott, Fail Peter, Rogers JH. Prevalence and echocardiographic features of iatrogenic atrial septal defect after catheter-based mitral valve repair with the Mitraclip system. (Manuscript submitted Aug 2011, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions)

Smith TW, McGinty PM, Gesme A, Amsterdam EA, Fan D. Coronary artery spasm induced severe mitral regurgitation. (Manuscript in preparation)