Clifton Watt, MD

Associate Professor

My clinical interests include general cardiology and cardiac imaging. I treat patients across a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases, from prevention to advanced disease. My interests in cardiac imaging include echocardiography, cardiac CT, vascular ultrasound, and nuclear cardiology.
Fellowship, - General Internal Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, - Internal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California
BS, - Computer Systems Engineering, Stanford University
Fellowship, - Cardiology, University of California at Davis
MD, - Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago
  1. Mital R, Ramakrishna S, Judson GL, Watt C, Tolstrup K, Mahadevan VS. Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair for Left Atrioventricular Valve Cleft After Previously Repaired Complete Atrioventricular Canal Defect in Down Syndrome. CASE (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2022. PMID: 36704485

  2. Tate S, Griem A, Durbin-Johnson B, Watt C, Schaefer S. Marked elevation of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction. Volume 28 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 25050108

  3. Dewey FE, Perez MV, Wheeler MT, Watt C, Spin J, Langfelder P, Horvath S, Hannenhalli S, Cappola TP, Ashley EA. Gene coexpression network topology of cardiac development, hypertrophy, and failure. Volume 4 of Issue 1. 2010. PMID: 21127201

  4. King JY, Ferrara R, Tabibiazar R, Spin JM, Chen MM, Kuchinsky A, Vailaya A, Kincaid R, Tsalenko A, Deng DX, Connolly A, Zhang P, Yang E, Watt C, Yakhini Z, Ben-Dor A, Adler A, Bruhn L, Tsao P, Quertermous T, Ashley EA. Pathway analysis of coronary atherosclerosis. Volume 23 of Issue 1. 2005. PMID: 15942018