Michael Gibson, M.D.

Michael Austin Gibson, M.D.



Cardiovascular Medicine

Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation


Internal Medicine


  • Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-3761
Clinic Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gibson is an adult cardiologists specializing in advanced heart failure, left ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation. He has a clinical interest in cardiogenic shock and support devices.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Transplant Center
Cardiovascular Services


M.D., Einstein College of Medicine, New York NY 2009

B.S., UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2005

Internship: Internal Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2009-2010


Internal Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2010-2012


Cardiology, UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2012-2015

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation, UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2015-2016

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,

American Board of Internal Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation,

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease,

National Board of Echocardiography,

Honors and Awards

UCI Cardiology Attending of the Year, 2018

Heart Failure Society of America Research Fellowship Award, 2015

Cardiology Fellow of the Year, 2013

Internal Medicine Fellow of the Year, 2013

Select Recent Publications

Wong DJ, Sampat U, Gibson MA, Auger WR, Madani MM, Daniels LB, Raisinghani AB, DeMaria AN, Blanchard DG. Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension before and after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy. Echocardiography. 2016 Dec;33(12):1805-1809. doi:10.1111/echo.13364. Epub 2016 Sep 7. PMID:27600256.

Lalani GG, Schricker A, Gibson M, Rostamian A, Krummen DE, Narayan SM. Atrial conduction slows immediately before the onset of human atrial fibrillation: A biatrial contact mapping study of transitions to atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb;59(6):595-606.

Safaei R, Larson BJ, Cheng TC, Gibson MA, Otani S, Naerdemann W, Howell SB. Abnormal lysosomal trafficking and enhanced exosomal export of cisplatin in drug-resistant human ovarian carcinoma cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2005 Oct;4(10):1595-604. doi:10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-05-0102. PMID:16227410.