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James C. Fang, M.D.

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

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(801) 585-7676 Redstone Health Center
1743 W Redstone Center Drive #115
Park City, UT 84098
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(801) 585-7676 University Hospital
Cardiovascular Center
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

James Chen-tson Fang, M.D., is the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line at University of Utah Health Care.

Dr. Fang, who specializes in treatment of patients with heart failure, most recently held the Spitz Master Clinician Chair at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, where he was a professor of medicine and associate chief of clinical affairs for cardiovascular medicine. He is a highly regarded clinician, teacher, mentor and researcher.

Dr. Fang’s role at the University of Utah includes leading efforts to ensure the institution is recognized as a premier clinical, educational, and research institution for cardiovascular disease. He continues to develop highly skilled multidisciplinary teams that provide comprehensive, personalized and cost-effective care, and oversee integration of research and clinical care programs.

While at Case Western Reserve, Dr. Fang served as Medical Director of the Heart Failure, Transplant, and Circulatory Assist Program and Chief Medical Officer for the Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute.

Dr. Fang graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1988, and went on to complete internships and residencies at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore as well as a cardiovascular fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. The author of multiple books, Dr. Fang has taught at Case Western Reserve, Johns Hopkins, and at the Harvard University School of Medicine.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor
Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor
Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 213-4060 School of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease
Research Fellow
Fellowship Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation
Fellow
Fellowship Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Fellow
Graduate Training Harvard School of Public Health
Program in Clinical Effectiveness
M.P.H.
Chief Resident Johns Hopkins Hospital
Assistant Chief of Service, Osler Medical Service
Chief Resident
Clerkship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Medicine Preceptor
Clerkship
Internship/Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital
Osler Medical Service
Intern/Resident
Professional Medical Duke University School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Duke University
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Givertz MM, Teerlink JR, Albert NM, Westlake Canary CA, Collins SP, Colvin-Adams M, Ezekowitz JA, Fang JC, Hernandez AF, Katz SD, Krishnamani R, Stough WG, Walsh MN, Butler J, Carson PE, Dimarco JP, Hershberger RE, Rogers JG, Spertus JA, Stevenson WG, Sweitzer NK, Tang WH, Starling R(2013)Acute decompensated heart failure: update on new and emerging evidence and directions for future research.  Journal of Cardiac Failure (electronic), 19(6),371-89
  2. Ky B, French B, Khan AM, Plappert T, Wang A, Chirinos JA, Fang JC, Sweitzer NK, Borlaug BA, Kass DA, St John Sutton M, Cappola T(2013)Ventricular-Arterial Coupling, Remodeling, and Prognosis in Chronic Heart Failure.LID - S0735-1097(13)02247-X [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.03.085 [doi]  Journal of the American College of Cardiology,
  3. Stevenson WG, Hernandez AF, Carson PE, Fang JC, Katz SD, Spertus JA, Sweitzer NK, Tang WH, Albert NM, Butler J, Westlake Canary CA, Collins SP, Colvin-Adams M, Ezekowitz JA, Givertz MM, Hershberger RE, Rogers JG, Teerlink JR, Walsh MN, Stough WG, Starling R(2012)Indications for cardiac resynchronization therapy: 2011 update from the Heart Failure Society of America Guideline Committee.  Journal of Cardiac Failure (electronic), 18(2),94-106
  4. Ky B, French B, Levy WC, Sweitzer NK, Fang JC, Wu AH, Goldberg LR, Jessup M, Cappola T(2012)Multiple biomarkers for risk prediction in chronic heart failure.  Circulation. Heart Failure, 5(2),183-90
  5. Butler J, Ezekowitz JA, Collins SP, Givertz MM, Teerlink JR, Walsh MN, Albert NM, Westlake Canary CA, Carson PE, Colvin-Adams M, Fang JC, Hernandez AF, Hershberger RE, Katz SD, Rogers JG, Spertus JA, Stevenson WG, Sweitzer NK, Tang WH, Stough WG, Starling R(2012)Update on aldosterone antagonists use in heart failure with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction. Heart Failure Society of America Guidelines Committee.  Journal of Cardiac Failure (electronic), 18(4),265-81
  6. Fang JC, DeMarco T, Givertz MM, Borlaug BA, Lewis GD, Rame JE, Gomberg-Maitland M, Murali S, Frantz RP, McGlothlin D, Horn EM, Benza R(2012)World Health Organization Pulmonary Hypertension group 2: pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease in the adult--a summary statement from the Pulmonary Hypertension Council of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.  The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 31(9),913-33
  7. Morrow DA, Fang JC, Fintel DJ, Granger CB, Katz JN, Kushner FG, Kuvin JT, Lopez-Sendon J, McAreavey D, Nallamothu B, Page RL 2nd, Parrillo JE, Peterson PN, Winkelman (2012)Evolution of critical care cardiology: transformation of the cardiovascular intensive care unit and the emerging need for new medical staffing and training models: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.  Circulation, 126(11),1408-28
  8. O'Gara PT, Kushner FG, Ascheim DD, Casey DE Jr, Chung MK, de Lemos JA, Ettinger SM, Fang JC, Fesmire FM, Franklin BA, Granger CB, Krumholz HM, Linderbaum JA, Morrow DA, Newby LK, Ornato JP, Ou N, Radford MJ, Tamis-Holland JE, Tommaso CL, Tracy CM, Woo YJ, Zhao D(2012)2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.  Circulation,
  9. O'Gara PT, Kushner FG, Ascheim DD, Casey DE Jr, Chung MK, de Lemos JA, Ettinger SM, Fang JC, Fesmire FM, Franklin BA, Granger CB, Krumholz HM, Linderbaum JA, Morrow DA, Newby LK, Ornato JP, Ou N, Radford MJ, Tamis-Holland JE, Tommaso CL, Tracy CM, Woo YJ, Zhao D(2012)2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.  Circulation,
  10. O'Gara PT, Kushner FG, Ascheim DD, Casey DE Jr, Chung MK, de Lemos JA, Ettinger SM, Fang JC, Fesmire FM, Franklin BA, Granger CB, Krumholz HM, Linderbaum JA, Morrow DA, Newby LK, Ornato JP, Ou N, Radford MJ, Tamis-Holland JE, Tommaso CL, Tracy CM, Woo YJ, Zhao D(2012)2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.LID - S0735-1097(12)05561-1 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.11.018 [doi]  Journal of the American College of Cardiology,
  11. O'Gara PT, Kushner FG, Ascheim DD, Casey DE Jr, Chung MK, de Lemos JA, Ettinger SM, Fang JC, Fesmire FM, Franklin BA, Granger CB, Krumholz HM, Linderbaum JA, Morrow DA, Newby LK, Ornato JP, Ou N, Radford MJ, Tamis-Holland JE, Tommaso CL, Tracy CM, Woo YJ, Zhao D(2012)2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.LID - S0735-1097(12)05562-3 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.11.019 [doi]  Journal of the American College of Cardiology,
  12. Stevenson WG, Hernandez AF, Carson PE, Fang JC, Katz SD, Spertus JA, Sweitzer NK, Tang WH, Albert NM, Butler J, Westlake Canary CA, Collins SP, Colvin-Adams M, Ezekowitz JA, Givertz MM, Hershberger RE, Rogers JG, Teerlink JR, Walsh MN, Stough WG, Starling R(2012)Heart Failure Society of America Guideline Committee.Indications for CRT: 2011 Update from the HFSA Guideline Committee.  Journal of Cardiac Failure, 18(2),94-106
  13. Sipahi I, Carrigan TP, Rowland DY, Stambler BS, Fang J(2011)Impact of QRS duration on clinical event reduction with cardiac resynchronization therapy: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.  Archives of Internal Medicine, 171(16),1454-62
  14. Ky B, French B, Ruparel K, Sweitzer NK, Fang JC, Levy WC, Sawyer DB, Cappola T(2011)The vascular marker soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 is associated with disease severity and adverse outcomes in chronic heart failure.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58(4),386-94

Case Report

  1. Chow CH, El-Amm C, Liu W, Pastva S, Sipahi I, Fang J(2013)Reversal of severe biventricular dysfunction from cardiac hemochromatosis with iron removal.  Circulation. Heart Failure, 6(1),e14-5

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