Pediatric Lipid Clinic Care Team

Michelle Kaplinski, MD

Dr. Kalpinski is a pediatric cardiologist who earned her MD from George Washington University Medical School. She completed her residency in pediatrics at UCSF and cardiology fellowship training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Kaplinski is dedicated to improving the quality of life and cardiovascular health of her young patients with lipid disorders and their families. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

James Priest, MD

Dr. Priest is a pediatric cardiologist with a focus on cardiogenomics. He obtained his MD from the Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington and his fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Stanford.

Dr. Priest merges his knowledge of cardiology and genetics to provide important insight on inherited lipid conditions.

Hannah Ison, MS, LCGC

Hannah Ison is a cardiovascular genetic counselor who specializes in congenital heart defects and familial hypercholesterolemia. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2014 and her master’s degree in genetic counseling from Indiana University in 2018.

She joined the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease in 2018 and works as both an adult and pediatric genetic counselor.