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Research Interests

Broadly, I am interested in the relationship between in utero and early life development and cardiovascular disease in adulthood. I am particularly interested in studying the relationship between congenital heart disease and heart failure in adulthood. Heart failure is the most common cause of death in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) patients, and further understanding of the basic biology behind this susceptibility to heart failure in ACHD may become critically important in identifying novel mechanisms of therapy.


Chad S. Weldy, M.D., Ph.D. is a resident physician within the Stanford Internal Medicine Residency Program and a member of the Stanford Translational Investigator Program with intended fellowship training in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Weldy received his M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine, his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the University of Washington, Division of Cardiology. Dr.

Curriculum vitae

Chad S. Weldy, M.D., Ph.D.



Current Position

Internal Medicine Resident (PGY-2), Translational Investigator Program (Fellowship: Cardiovascular Medicine), Department of Medicine, Stanford University Hospitals

Education and Previous Training

Medical Doctorate (M.D.) Duke University School of Medicine, August 2014 – May 2017 Advisory Dean, Dr. Delbert Wigfall, M.D.

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