UC San Diego’s Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Combines Greenness with State-of-the-Art Treatment

The exterior shiny metal louvers and heat-reflecting glass, combined with interior spaces sprinkled with modern art and low-wattage lights give the newly opened UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center the lean and healthy crispness of a salad with non-fat dressing.

The final garnish, as cool as a slice of cucumber, is a circular etched-glass plaque from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of the center’s attainment of LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) “Gold” certification standards … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud   Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

Ehtisham “Shami” Mahmud, MD, FACC, pictured above left, co-directs the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, with surgeon Michael Madani, MD. Mahmud is professor and chief of clinical cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Medicine.