Brian G. Abbott, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical)
Work: +1 401-606-1100
BiographyI am interested in the application of noninvasive cardiac imaging, including nuclear cardiology and echocardiography, in the evaluation and management of patients with known or suspected cardiovascular disease. I also participate in medical education at the local, regional and national levels. I am Medical Director of the Coronary Care Unit at Rhode Island Hospital, Governor Elect of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and serve as both the Vice President and Chair of the Education Committee for the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.
Grants and AwardsFellow, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2005-date
Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 2003-date
Fellow, American Heart Association, 2010-date
Dean's Teaching Recognition Award, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, 2008
Certificate of Recognition, Outstanding Teaching, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University Biol 3662 IMS III, 2008-11
AffiliationsAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
Nuclear Cardiology Foundation
Amercian Heart Association
As Medical Director of the Coronary and Intermediate Coronary Care Units at Rhode Island Hospital, I am involved in teaching and curriculum development at each level of Medical, Graduate and Post-Graduate Medical Education. As a clinician educator, I teach primarily on bedside rounds, but also teach Cardiology Fellows in the Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratories. I also direct the Internal Medicine Residency Electrocardiography Interpretation Clerkship for 2nd year residents.
- Coronary Care Unit- Elective (IM-312)