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R. Parker Ward, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program

Director, Nuclear Cardiology

R. Parker Ward, MD, is a skilled cardiologist with special expertise in noninvasive imaging techniques, including echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Ward's clinical interests include heart valve disease, cardiac stress testing, and preventive cardiology. His research interests focus on the application of novel noninvasive imaging techniques for the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Ward has been consistently recognized for his clinical, teaching, and research expertise.

Practice Location

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-0343

Office Fax

(773) 702-8875

Office Postal Address

R. Parker Ward, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6080
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Ward's publications through the National Library of Medicine's Pubmed online database.