Timothy Churchill

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, Boston USA

Dr Timothy Churchill is a cardiologist at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP) and the MGH Echocardiography Laboratory. He received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and fellowships in Cardiovascular Medicine, Echocardiography, and Sports Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Churchill’s clinical work centers on cardiovascular evaluation and care of athletes and highly active individuals with cardiovascular disease. He also maintains an active clinical presence in the echocardiography laboratory working with all aspects of clinical echocardiography. His primary research focus is on better understanding the impact of exercise and sport on the cardiovascular system and leveraging this knowledge to help reduce the cardiovascular risk associated with all levels of sports and exercise participation, with a particular interest in the impact of sport on the vascular system and the aorta specifically. He is also an active member of the ORCCA (Outcomes Registry for Cardiac Conditions in Athletes) study group. Finally, he maintains an active interest in the use of echocardiography to better risk stratify patients with valvular heart disease.

Presentation: The ageing athlete and the aorta

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