David Spodick

David H Spodick

David H Spodick (1927 – ) is an American Cardiologist.

Clinician, researcher, educator, and administrator in cardiovascular medicine for over 50 years.

Key areas of interest: noninvasive evaluation of the heart, including physical examination; diseases of the atria; diseases of the pericardium; and electrocardiography.

Eponymously affiliated with Spodick sign in pericarditis (1974)


Biography
  • Born 1927.
  • 1956 – Fellow in cardiology under Dr David Littmann
  • 1976 – Chief of Cardiology at St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester
  • Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital-
  • 1998 – Burger Award of the European Society of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Dynamics

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Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |

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