Atlanta, Ga. (February 5, 2013) – Board-certified cardiologist David E. Montgomery, M.D., Ph.D., known affectionately across the nation as “Dr. Dave” the heart health expert and motivational speaker, has joined Piedmont Heart Institute at the Buckhead location.
With a special focus on preventive cardiology, Dr. Dave uses medical practice, mass media, seminars and blogging to educate the public about the ever-changing world of medical science and to help uncover tools to achieve optimal health.
“Dr. Dave is a trendsetter when it comes to preventive medicine,” said Sidney Kirschner, president and chief executive officer of Piedmont Heart. “He is passionate about his patients and goes the extra mile to provide preventive education online and in mass media, where he knows patients have easy access to it. We’re confident that his expertise will make a difference in heart disease prevention in Atlanta.”
Creator of the Health Mastery concept, designed to empower patients to take control of their health, Dr. Dave thrives on taking an active role in community education pertaining to preventive heart health. His outreach work has earned him a number of awards, including the 2011 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award.
Prior to joining Piedmont Heart, Dr. Dave was on the hospital staff of Chicago’s Resurrection Medical Center in the medical intensive care unit. His special clinical interests include preventing and treating cardiovascular disease in young adults, athletes and those who are overweight or obese.
Dr. Dave is board-certified in both cardiology and internal medicine and brings more than 15 years of education and training to Piedmont Heart. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he continued his medical training including an internship and residency in internal medicine as well as clinical and advanced fellowships in cardiology. Dr. Dave also holds a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.
Available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 275 Collier Rd., Suite 500, Dr. Dave is now welcoming new patients and accepts most major insurance plans. To schedule an appointment, call 404-605-2800.