Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1996)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2000), Internal Medicine
University of California at San Diego School of Medicine (2005), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Research Interest

  • Pulmonary Hypertension


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Characterizing the right ventricle: advancing our knowledge.
Chin KM, Coghlan G Am. J. Cardiol. 2012 Sep 110 6 Suppl S3-8
Left atrial structure and function and clinical outcomes in the general population.
Gupta S, Matulevicius SA, Ayers CR, Berry JD, Patel PC, Markham DW, Levine BD, Chin KM, de Lemos JA, Peshock RM, Drazner MH European heart journal 2012 Jul
Surgical Treatments for Pulmonary Hypertension.
Chin KM, Torres F In Pulmonary Hypertension. A Patient?s Survival Guide. RJ Oudiz, MD, ed. 2011
Idiopathic and Heritable Pulmonary Hypertension: Introduction to Pathophysiology and Clinical Aspects.
Chin KM, Torres F, Rubin LJ In Pulmonary Circulation. LJ Rubin, AJ Peacock, eds. 2011
Hemodynamics and epoprostenol use are associated with thrombocytopenia in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Chin KM, Channick RN, de Lemos JA, Kim NH, Torres F, Rubin LJ Chest 2009 Jan 135 1 130-6
Telomere shortening in familial and sporadic pulmonary fibrosis.
Cronkhite JT, Xing C, Raghu G, Chin KM, Torres F, Rosenblatt RL, Garcia CK Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2008 Oct 178 7 729-37
Changes in right ventricular structure and function assessed using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in bosentan-treated patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Chin KM, Kingman M, de Lemos JA, Warner JJ, Reimold S, Peshock R, Torres F Am. J. Cardiol. 2008 Jun 101 11 1669-72
Central venous blood oxygen saturation monitoring in patients with chronic pulmonary arterial hypertension treated with continuous IV epoprostenol: correlation with measurements of hemodynamics and plasma brain natriuretic peptide levels.
Chin KM, Channick RN, Kim NH, Rubin LJ Chest 2007 Sep 132 3 786-92
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Chin KM, Fedullo P Pulmonary Vascular Disease 2006 Mandel J, Taichman D, eds
The right ventricle in pulmonary hypertension.
Chin KM, Kim NH, Rubin LJ Coron. Artery Dis. 2005 Feb 16 1 13-8


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Honors & Awards

  • Finalist, Alfred Soffer Research Award
    ACCP Original Research Award (2007)
  • College of Natural Sciences College Scholar Award
  • Southwestern Medical Foundation Medical School Scholarship 1992-1996
  • College of Natural Science Dean’s Honor List 1989-1992

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association