Gary Milechman, MD


Dr. Gary Milechman is a Clinical Professor in the Division of Cardiology at UCSF. He practices full time at the UCSF Golden Gate Practice at 1 Daniel Burnham Court in San Francisco. He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, went to City College of NY where he got a B.A. in Biology and a B.A. in Chemistry, then went to Medical School at the State University of NY at Stonybrook. He completed his Medical Internship and Residency, and Cardiology Fellowship at UCSF/Mt. Zion.

Dr. Gary Milechman loves to take care of patients, and he loves to teach Medical Students, Medicine Residents, and Cardiology Fellows. He is Board Certified in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Heart Rhythm Device Management. Dr. Milechman has won many Teaching Awards over his distinguished career at Mt. Zion, CPMC, and UCSF. He feels that educating his patients about their cardiovascular and general health issues will lead to better compliance and better outcomes.
Recertification, 09/2015 - Competency in Cardiac Rhthm Device Therapy, HRS
Interventional Cardiology, 09/2012 - Added Qualification in Interventional Cardiology, ABIM
Special Competency, 09/2005 - Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation, NASPE
Fellow of the ACC, 09/1988 - Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, ACC
Diplomate, 09/1987 - Cardiovascular Disease, ABIM
Cardiology, 06/1987 - Cardiology, Mt. Zion Hospital and Medical Center
Diplomate, 09/1983 - Internal Medicine, ABIM
Internal Medicine, 06/1983 - Internal Medicine, Mt. Zion Hospital and Medical Center
M.D., 06/1980 - Medicine, State University of NY at Stonybrook
B.A., 06/1976 - Chemistry and Biology (Double Major), Hebert H Lehman College
Graduate, 06/1972 - Graduate, Bronx High School of Science
Honors and Awards
  • "Teacher of the Year", Dept. of Card, CPMC, 2016-2017
  • "Teacher of the Year", Dept. of Card., CPMC, 2014-2015
  • "Teacher of the Year", Dept. of Med, CPMC, 2012-2013
  • "Teacher of the Year", Dept. of Med., CPMC, 2008-2009
  • Teaching Excellence in Cardiology, CPMC, 2003-2004
  • “Teacher of the Year” Award, CPMC, 2001-2002
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Mt. Zion/UCSF Medical Center, 1997-1998
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Mt. Zion/UCSF Medical Center, 1994-1995
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Mt. Zion/UCSF Medical Center, 1993-1994
  • Outstanding Teacher, Dept. of Med., Mt. Zion Hospital and MC, 1987-1988
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor, UCSF, 1987-1988
  1. LaBarbera M, Milechman G, Dulbecco F. Premature coronary artery disease in a patient with glycogen storage disease III. The Journal of invasive cardiology 2010. PMID: 20679683

  2. Chou TM, Chair KM, Jim MH, Boncutter A, Milechman G. Acute occlusion of left internal mammary artery graft during dual-chamber pacemaker implantation. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 2000. PMID: 10973022