Michelle Kittleson

Dr. Kittleson
MD, PhD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Michelle Kittleson serves as faculty for K2P’s CurrentMD Cardiology, where she has a 4-video series on advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation.  Dr. Kittleson is the Director of Postgraduate Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation, Director of Heart Failure Research, and Professor of Medicine at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, CA. She is also on the Board of Directors for Cedars-Sinai, Co-Course Director for Smidt Heart Institute Cardiology Grand Rounds, and Co-chair of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group Peer Review and Credentialing Committee. Dr. Kittleson is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed publications in heart failure and transplantation as well as review articles, editorials, and book chapters. She participates in educational efforts on a national scale, including chairing the writing group for the 2020 American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Cardiac Amyloidosis, and sitting on writing committees for the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association 2020 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Guidelines and 2021 Heart Failure Guidelines. She has medical narrative essays published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and JAMA Cardiology, as well as poems in JAMA and the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read a Q&A with Dr. Kittleson Here