Clifton R. Vance



Education, Internships, & Fellowships

2004 – 2007 Fellowship, Cardiology
University of Missouri at Kansas City/Mid America Heart Institute
Kansas City, Missouri
2003 – 2004 Chief Medical Resident and Instructor
Baptist Health Systems,
Birmingham, AL
2001 – 2003 Categorical Internal Medicine Resident
Baptist Health Systems
Birmingham, AL
2000 – 2001 Internship
Baptist Health Systems, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
1996 – 2000 University of Alabama at Birmingham
Degree: M.D.
1990 – 1994 University of Alabama

Certifications & Specialties

2013 Certified International Board Heart Rhythm Examiners
2008 Level 2 Certification in Cardiac CTA
State of Alabama , #24308
2007 American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
2007 Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
1999 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Specific Skills & Medical Interests

  1. Implantation and follow up of cardiac devices, pacemaker, ICD, Bi-V/ICD
  2. Echocardiography
  3. Transesophageal
  4. Echocardiogram (TEE)
  5. Nuclear stress testing
  6. Diagnostic
  7. Coronary CTA
  8. Venous disease

Current/Previous Jobs & Titles

  1. Cardiologist/ Heart South Cardiovascular Group
  2. Chief Resident /of Baptist Health Systems

Honors & Awards

Internal Medicine Resident Council
Senior Council Representative
ACGME Site Review
Internal Medicine Representative
2002 ACP-ASIM Associates
Case Report/Presentation Award Winner
2001-2003 Code Blue Committee Representative
1991-1994 Intramural Golf Champion/Univ. Of Alabama


Dirofilaria immitis and Multiple Pulmonary Nodules
Submitted for publication

The Relationship of Increasing BMI to Myocardial Infarction in the Acute Coronary Syndrome