Ronald G Victor MDDirector, Cedars-Sinai Center for Hypertension, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA Associate Director, Clinical Research, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute; Burns and Allen Chair in Cardiology Research, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Dr. Victor completed his undergraduate work at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and subsequently earned a medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a cardiology fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He also completed a special cardiovascular research fellowship at the University of Iowa and a visiting fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Uppsala in Uppsala, Sweden.
Dr. Victor is currently Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Hypertension at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, Associate Director of Clinical Research at Cedars-Sinai, and the Burns and Allen Chair in Cardiology Research at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.
Dr. Victor has been awarded numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations for his studies in heart disease. His research focuses on the neural mechanisms of hypertension and hypertension in special populations. He is widely published and is on the board of several industry publications, including the American Journal of Hypertension. He is also active in many organizations, including the American Society of Hypertension.
Ronald G. Victor, MD serves as a consultant for Eli Lilly, Capricor, and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals.
Ronald G. Victor, MD has received research/grant support from Eli Lilly and Capricor.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- The Association Between Blood Pressure and Long-Term Outcomes of Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
- Blood Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops
- Relationship Between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurements and Mortality
- Efficacy of Self-Monitored Blood Pressure for Titration of Antihypertensive Medication
- ACC 2018: Late-Breaker Recommendation From Dr. Ron Victor
- Potential US Population Impact of the 2017 ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guideline
- Lifestyle Factors Affect Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk Regardless of Genetic Predisposition
- 2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure
- 2017 Top Stories in Cardiology: Hypertension
- 2017 Guideline for Preventing, Identifying, and Managing Hypertension in Adults