This section is Responsible for clinical echocardiography, electrocardiography, event monitoring, and exercise testing. The members of this section coordinate these clinical activities with ongoing clinical research activities in these areas.

Section Chief
Steven Pogwizd, MD


Sharon M. Dailey, MD J
John H. Holt, MD
William Rogers, MD
Steven Pogwizd, MD
Ferdinand Urthaler, MD

Patient Care

The University Heart Station includes 12-lead electrocardiography, graded exercise testing, and Holter monitoring. The Kirklin Clinic also houses a large cardiographics area which includes a Heart Station with ECG, ambulatory monitoring, and EECP capabilities.

Fellowship Training

Echocardiography Patient Care Rotation 


Echocardiography Research Program

For Referring Physicians

Easily refer a patient to UAB through our 24-hour consultation service by phone at (800) UAB-MIST (800) 822-6478 or via email
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