Patrick Proctor


City of origin

  • Ahoskie, North Carolina


  • Scuba diving
  • Hiking
  • 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,
M.D., May
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
  • Hypertension
  • Congestive Heart Failure

Current/Previous jobs/titles

July 2019 Non Interventional Cardiologist
Heart South Cardiovascular Group, PC
Alabaster, Alabama


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
Park Scholarship
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


  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Littmann L, Proctor P, Givens P. Cardiac memory during rather than after termination of left bundle branch block.
    J Electrocardiol. 2014 Aug 2.
  1. 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.
  1. Cheng J, Proctor P, Scobey M. A rare case of ischemic colitis due to cryoglobulinemic vasculitis.
    Digestive Disease Week 2014.
  1. 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.
    Cardiology 2015;131:197-202.
  1. Proctor P, Leesar M, Chatterjee A. Thrombolytic Therapy in the Current Era: Myocardial Infarction and Beyond.
    Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2018
  1. 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.

Research Experience

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.

Service Activities

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
2008-2009 Service Raleigh
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


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