Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI) welcomed Randy Martin, M.D., well-known television health expert and cardiovascular specialist, to its family of physicians. Dr. Martin joined PHI as director of clinical education and physician development in September.
Randy Martin, M.D.
At the Piedmont Heart Institute, Dr. Martin helps coordinate growth of the PHI prevention center of excellence, assists in managing the growth and expansion of echocardiography services by acting as director, and continues in his role as an educator and advocate for greater public awareness of heart health.
Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from Emory University Medical School and then trained in internal medicine and cardiology at Stanford University Medical School where he became one of the pioneers in the field of two-dimensional echocardiography.
Dr. Martin has held positions at the Stanford Medical Center; the University of Virginia Medical School, where he was one of the innovators in the use of Doppler echocardiography in the United States; and served on the faculty of the Mayo Medical School where he was a consultative cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic.
He returned to Emory University and Emory Clinic and served as associate dean for clinical development of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Martin is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.