New faculty spotlight: Douglas Stoller, M.D., Ph.D.

September 06, 2017

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Douglas Stoller, M.D., Ph.D.

Douglas Stoller, M.D., Ph.D., is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Douglas Stoller, M.D.
  • Hometown: Princeville, Ill.
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Research/professional) interests:

  • Advanced heart failure
  • Heart transplant
  • Cardiac genetics
  • Neuromuscular cardiomyopathy (cardiac manifestations of muscular dystrophy)
  • Mechanical circulatory support

How I fell in love with advanced heart failure and heart transplant:
The patient-physician relationship in transplant cardiology is second to none and typically includes both absolute lows and highs. The sustained relationship over years provides deep satisfaction and meaning to my career.

Degrees:

  • M.D., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • Residency, internal medicine, University of Texas Southwestern
  • Fellowship, cardiovascular disease, University of Texas Southwestern
  • Fellowship, advanced heart failure and heart transplant, University of Texas Southwestern

Memberships:

  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I grew up helping my father on his farm, and operating a John Deere combine is very relaxing for me.
  • I enjoy making blueberry pancakes for my kids on Sunday mornings.
  • I enjoy listening to sports radio during my commute to and from work.

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