Janine Vintch, MD

Investigator, The Lundquist Institute
Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Associate Chief of Administrative Affairs for the Division of General Internal Medicine

Venous thromboembolic disease and sleep medicine

Research Description

Dr. Vintch worked with the ACCP as a member of a team of experts revising the treatment guidelines for venous thromboembolic disease that was published in Chest in 2016. She is currently the Medical Director of the Sleep Laboratory Services at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and may begin working on research projects in the area of Sleep Medicine in the future. Additionally, she currently participates primarily in COPD trials in our Rehabilitation Clinical Trials Center.


  • BS, 1988, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MD, 1993, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Recent and/or Significant Publications

Spellberg B, Lewis RJ, Sue D, et al. A controlled investigation of optimal internal medicine ward team structure at a teaching hospital. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35576. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035576
Dukkipati R, Yang EH, Adler S, Vintch J. Acute Kidney Injury Caused by Intravascular hemolysis after Mechanical Thrombectomy. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2009 Feb;5(2):112-6. doi: 10.1038/ncpneph1019. Epub 2008 Dec 17.
Chuang ML, Lin IF, Vintch JR, Liao YF. Predicting Continuous Positive Airway Pressure from a modified Split-Night Protocol in Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome. Intern Med. 2008;47(18):1585-92. Epub 2008 Sep 16. PMID: 18797117
Kearon C, Akl E, Ornelas J, Blaivas A, Jimenez D, Bounameaux H, Huisman M, King CS, Morris T, Sood N, Stevens SM, Vintch JRE, Wells P, Woller SC, Moores L. Antithrombotic therapy for VTE Disease: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2016;149(2):315-332.