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

Heart Stations
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 


ECG Conferences
Fridays, 7 AM (weekly)
Lyons-Harrison Research Building (LHRB) 302

EP Lecture Series
Thursdays, 12 Noon (Monthly)
Tinsley Harrison Tower (THT) 740

EP Research Conferences
Tuesdays, 7 AM (weekly)
Heart & Vascular Center Conference Room
North Pavilion 5th Floor

Sponsor: Section of Electrophysiology
Teaching Sessions & DOM Events Calendar


Echocardiography Research Program

Contact Information

Steven Pogwizd, MD
Volker Hall, Room B140
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0019
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Office Phone: (205) 975-4710
Office Fax: (205) 975-4720