Philosophy of Care
"Treat your patients as you would want your family members to be treated".
Margaret Penkala's interests include general cardiology and more specifically valvular heart disease.
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 1991
B.S., Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA 1986
Internship: Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford CA 1991-1992
Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford CA 1992-1994
Cardiovascular Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco CA 1994-1997
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine,
American College of Cardiology
Select Recent Publications
Penkala M, Sharma A, O'Neill G, Takeda P, Skadsen A, Vierra E. Transesophageal Echo Imaging During Laser Assisted Pace Lead Extraction. PACE. 1999;22:A108.
Penkala M, Hancock EW. Wide-Complex Tachycardia in Pregnancy. Hosp Practice. 1993;28:7.