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Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP

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Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, & Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center, Director, Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program, Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Los Angeles, CA

Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, NCMP, FACP is the Associate Director of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center and Director of the Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. She is also Assistant Professor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Shufelt directs the Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program which provides personalized menopause symptom treatment (hormone and non-hormone options), high-risk hormone counseling for women with or at risk for heart disease and cardiac risk assessments. Dr. Shufelt is board certified in internal medicine with advanced training in preventive cardiology and women's health. She is a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Shufelt’s research interests include: women and cardiovascular disease, microvascular coronary disease, advanced menopause symptom management in high risk women, and the influence of estrogen on heart disease. She has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and the Journal of the American Medical Association and has presented at both national and international conferences. Dr. Shufelt earned her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine and her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She completed her internal medicine residency in Santa Barbara and a Women's Heart Disease and Health Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Shufelt received a master's degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from the University of Southern California.