ANTHONY N. DeMARIA, M.D.
Anthony N. DeMaria received his M.D. from the New Jersey College of Medicine in 1968. He did his medical residency at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Staten Island, New York. He completed his cardiology fellowship training at the University of California, Davis and upon completion joined the faculty at UC Davis. In 1981, he accepted the position as Chief of Cardiology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. He remained in that position until 1992 when he accepted the position as Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Cardiology at the University of California, San Diego. In 2004 he founded the UCSD Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center. His field of specialization is cardiac imaging techniques, particularly echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart).
Dr. DeMaria is a Diplomat in the American Board of Internal Medicine and is board certified by the Subspecialty Board in Cardiovascular Disease. He is Past President of the American College of Cardiology and Past President of the American Society of Echocardiography. He has served as a member of the Subspecialty Board on Cardiovascular Disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Chair of the Diagnostic Radiology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health. He holds memberships in numerous professional organizations, including the American Heart Association, the American Federation for Clinical Research and the Association of University Cardiologists.
Dr. DeMaria is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and has served as an editorial consultant and member of various other editorial boards. He has authored or co-authored over 530 articles for medical journals. Dr. DeMaria is listed in the Best Doctors in America and by Good Housekeeping as Best Heart Doctors in America.