University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ward A. Chambers, MD, MS

Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Ward A. Chambers, MD

Dr. Chambers has an undergraduate and master's degree in electrical engineering. He was in private practice for 12 years before joining the faculty of the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1989. He served as the first Practice Plan Director for the now titled UNMC-P. Dr. Chambers spent 10 years directing community relations and 10 years overseeing international efforts.

Dr. Chambers now works in the Department of Health Services Research & Administration applying Public Health to clinical practice. He also reads echocardiograms and sees outpatients for the Division of Cardiology.


  • BS: Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, 1967
  • MS: Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska, 1970
  • Medical School: UNMC College of Medicine, 1973
  • Internship: UNMC College of Medicine, 1974
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UNMC College of Medicine, 1975
  • Residency: Cardiology, UNMC College of Medicine, 1976
  • Residency; Cardiology, Baylor University Medical Center, 1977
  • Certifications
    Cardiovascular Disease
    Internal Medicine
  • Application of artificial intelligence to Medicine/Cardiology.
  • Health economics
  • Payment reform effects on utilization patterns
  • Workplace wellness strategies
  • Patient education and utilization
  • Home monitoring