Patrick Proctor, M.D, FACC
City of origin: Ahoskie, North Carolina
Hobbies: Scuba diving, hiking and golfing.
Education/ Internships/ Fellowships
|June 2019||University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL|
|October 2016||Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Residency in Internal Medicine, Board Certified as of October 2016
|May 2013||University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC,
|May 2009||North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
B.S. in Biochemistry with Highest Honors
|July 2019||Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, COCATS Level 2 competency, SCCT board eligible, Expect SCCT board certification and COCATS Level 3 competency by July 2019|
|September 2017||Cardiac CT Practicum: The Complete Experience, by Johns Hopkins University|
|April 2018||Procedural Planning with Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: TAVR and beyond Workshop|
Specific Skills/Medical Interests
- Preventative Cardiology
- Valvular Heart Disease
- Adult Cardiology
- Congestive Heart Failure
|July 2019||Non Interventional Cardiologist
Heart South Cardiovascular Group, PC
|2014||Best Case Presentation, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Conference|
|2014||Plenary Session Oral Case Presentation, Southern Society of General Internal Medicine|
|2006-2009||North Carolina State University
Full cost of attendance and stipend awarded to 49 students based on academic qualifications and community service
|2008||Phi Kappa Phi|
|2008||Phi Beta Kappa|
|2006-2009||University Honors Program|
- Littmann L, Proctor P. Real time recognition of the electrocardiographic”;spiked helmet” sign in a critically ill patient with pneumothorax. Int J
Cardiol. 2014 May 15;173(3):e51-2.
- Tomcsányi J, Frész T, Proctor P, Littmann L. Emergence and resolution of the electrocardiographic spiked helmet sign in acute noncardiac conditions. Am J
Emerg Med. 2014 Jun 26.
- Littmann L, Proctor P, Givens P. Cardiac memory during rather than after termination of left bundle branch block.
J Electrocardiol. 2014 Aug 2.
- Cheng J,Proctor P, Muddakuri V, Scobey M. Narcotic addiction plus “Ileus” is not always narcotic bowel syndrome.
Inflam Bowel Dis. 2013 Dec; 19(13):20-21.
- Cheng J, Proctor P, Scobey M. A rare case of ischemic colitis due to cryoglobulinemic vasculitis.
Digestive Disease Week 2014.
- Proctor P, King D, Fesel N, Narveson S, Anderson W, Littmann L. Outcome of patients discharged from a heart failure disease management program following clinical and echocardiographic recovery.
- Proctor P, Leesar M, Chatterjee A. Thrombolytic Therapy in the Current Era: Myocardial Infarction and Beyond.
Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2018
- Proctor P, Al Solaiman F, Hage F. Myocardial perfusion imaging prior to coronary revascularization: From risk stratification to procedure guidance.
Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2018 Feb 07.
|2014||“Don’t Bathe in the Creek.” Society of General Internal Medicine annual conference,
Poster presentation. Awarded Best Case Presentation.
|2014||“Give Em the Finger.” Society of General Internal Medicine annual conference.
Plenary Session Oral Case Presentation.
|2015||“Pay Attention to Attention Deficit.” Society of General Internal Medicine annual conference. Poster presentation.|
|2015||“A Killer in the Conservatory.” Society of General Internal Medicine annual conference. Plenary Session Oral Case Presentation
(all four above presentations were also presented separately at the Southern SGIM meeting in New Orleans)
“Accurately Diagnosing COPD using Handheld Spirometry in the Primary Care Setting.”
Annual Carolinas HealthCare System Quality Improvement Meeting.
|2018||“Severe Mitral and Left Ventricular Calcification as a Late Complication of Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery.”
American College of Cardiology annual meeting.
|2010||University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Participated in a summer research project with the Department of Dermatology involving experimental clinical use of a confocal laser microscope to evaluate superficial skin lesions in lieu of biopsy. Results caused a change in clinical practice, with many patients avoiding biopsy after screening images with confocal scope appeared benign.
|2008-2009||North Carolina State University
Worked for two years as a laboratory assistant in a genomics lab led by Dr. Matthew Breen. Gained extensive experience with cell culture, fluorescence in-situ hybridization, and fluorescent microscopy.
|November 2017||Designed and implemented the Cardiac CT rotation curriculum for UAB Cardiology fellows.|
|2017-2018||Taught a series of small-group classes as part of the UAB School of Medicine cardiovascular curriculum.|
|2017-2018||Gave monthly MOC credit-eligible 1-hour cardiovascular CT conferences to UAB Department of Cardiology faculty and fellows.|
|2017-2019||The Kirklin Clinic Cardiology Charity Care Program
Provide no-cost echocardiographic acquisition and interpretation for underserved patients in UAB’s charity care program
|2015||Charlotte AHEC HEROES Health Careers Summer Program
Volunteered as career exploration speaker and physical exam instructor for classes of middle and high-school students
Volunteered as site liaison and activities coordinator for a team of students performing service for Beacon Rescue Mission
|2007-2009||Urban Ministries of Wake County
Served as diabetic counselor in the free clinic, screened new patients for eligibility, and volunteered as pharmacy assistant