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Robert  W.  Battle,  MD

Cardiovascular Medicine

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 800466, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0466
Phone: 434.982.0853 Fax: 434.982.1998

Training & Certification


Internal Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine


Cardiology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

adult congenital heart disease, cardiovascular care of the athlete, valvular and structural heart disease, general cardiology

Research Interest:

Adult congenital heart disease, Cardiovascular Care of the Elite Athlete



Robert W. Battle graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in English and, completed his M.D. degree at the University of Virginia. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, and holds a joint academic appointment in Medicine and Pediatrics. He specializes in adult congenital heart disease, cardiovascular care of the elite athlete, structural and valvular heart disease, echocardiography, and general cardiology.

Dr. Battle is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has received several teaching awards, and is the author or co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and scientific abstracts. In addition to his academic appointments, Dr. Battle is the Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Clinic; Team Cardiologist and Director of Sports Cardiology; and Director of the UVa Cardiology Specialty Clinic in Fishersville, VA.

Dr. Robert Battle

  • School of Medicine Dean's Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia, 2010
  • University of Vermont, Division of Cardiology Teacher of the Year: 1994
  • University of Vermont, College of Medicine Teacher of the Year: 1992, 1993
  • Best Doctor's in America, multiple annual citations
  • Dartmouth College, Award for Outstanding Work in American Poetry: 1978
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