James R. Priest MD

Stanford University

James R. Priest, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to clinical and postdoctoral training at the University of Washington and Stanford University, respectively, Dr. Priest completed his MD at Stanford University School of Medicine and undergraduate degrees at Oberlin College. The goal of his laboratory is to translate an improved molecular genetic and developmental understanding of congenital heart disease from the laboratory into clinically actionable diagnostics: prenatal, pre-conception, and predictive genetic testing. Dr. Priest is the clinical director of the cardiogenomics program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, which manages genomic testing for children with heritable forms of heart disease.