Robert W Battle

Robert W Battle, MD

Division:
Cardiovascular Medicine
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.243.1000
Primary Location:
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

1204 W. Main St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.243.1000
Fax:
434.244.7551
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Research Interests:

Adult congenital heart disease and Cardiovascular care of the elite athlete

Clinical Practice:
Endocarditis, Heart Attack, Marfan Syndrome, Pericarditis-child, Congenital Heart Disease, Aortic Disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Cardiovascular Genetics, Pediatric Heart Conditions
About
Title:
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Biography

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.

Awards
  • 2011-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place 
  • 2010 School of Medicine Dean's Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia
  • 1994 University of Vermont, Division of Cardiology Teacher of the Year
  • 1992, 1993 University of Vermont, College of Medicine Teacher of the Year
  • 1978 Dartmouth College, Award for Outstanding Work in American Poetry
Education
Primary:
University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1984
Residency:
Internal Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Fellowships:
Cardiology, University of Vermont College of Medicine
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