Marcus F. Stoddard, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASE

Marcus F. Stoddard, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASE

Marcus F. Stoddard, M.D., FACC, FAHA

Marcus F. Stoddard, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASE

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
  • Director, Echocardiography Lab, University of Louisville Hospital
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular Imaging, KentuckyOne Health
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-7959 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Cardiology; Echocardiography; Echocardiographically Guided  Resynchronization; TEE; Cardiac CT; Nuclear Cardiology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
  • National Board of Echocardiography


Education and Training

  • Medical School: The Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency: Saint Louis University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Saint Louis University Hospital


Featured Publications

  • Bottinor WJ, Migliore CK, Lenneman CA, Stoddard MF. Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiotoxic Effects of Cancer Therapy. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 Oct;18(10):99. doi: 10.1007/s11886-016-0776-z. Review. PubMed PMID: 27566332.
  • Negahdar MJ, Kadbi M, Kendrick M, Stoddard MF, Amini AA. 4D spiral imaging of flows in stenotic phantoms and subjects with aortic stenosis. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Mar;75(3):1018-29. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25636. Epub 2015 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 25914199.
  • Sinha RS, Hussain Z, Bhatia N, Stoddard MF. Risk of Recurrent Neurologic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack in Patients with Cryptogenic Stroke and Intrapulmonary Shunt. Echocardiography. 2016 Feb;33(2):276-80. doi: 10.1111/echo.13017. Epub 2015 Jul 22. PubMed PMID: 26197703.
  • Kadbi M, Negahdar M, Cha JW, Traughber M, Martin P, Stoddard MF, Amini AA. 4D UTE flow: a phase-contrast MRI technique for assessment and visualization of stenotic flows. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Mar;73(3):939-50. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25188. Epub 2014 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 24604617.
  • Bhatia N, Dawn B, Siddiqui TS, Stoddard MF. Impact and predictors of noncircular left ventricular outflow tract shapes on estimating aortic stenosis severity by means of continuity equations. Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Feb 1;42(1):16-24. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-13-3635. eCollection 2015 Feb. PubMed PMID: 25873793; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4378036.
  • Tavakoli V, Bhatia N, Longaker RA, Stoddard MF, Amini AA. Tissue Doppler imaging optical flow (TDIOF): a combined B-mode and tissue Doppler approach for cardiac motion estimation in echocardiographic images. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Aug;61(8):2264-77. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2014.2299551. Epub 2014 Mar 3. PubMed PMID: 24816473.
  • Bhatia N, Abushora MY, Donneyong MM, Stoddard MF. Determination of the optimum number of cardiac cycles to differentiate intra-pulmonary shunt and patent foramen ovale by saline contrast two- and three-dimensional echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2014 Mar;31(3):293-301. doi: 10.1111/echo.12360. Epub 2013 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 24028319.
  • Abushora MY, Bhatia N, Alnabki Z, Shenoy M, Alshaher M, Stoddard MF. Intrapulmonary shunt is a potentially unrecognized cause of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Jul;26(7):683-90. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2013.04.004. Epub 2013 May 11. PubMed PMID: 23669596.
  • Chugh AR, Beache GM, Loughran JH, Mewton N, Elmore JB, Kajstura J, Pappas P, Tatooles A, Stoddard MF, Lima JA, Slaughter MS, Anversa P, Bolli R. Administration of cardiac stem cells in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy: the SCIPIO trial: surgical aspects and interim analysis of myocardial function and viability by magnetic resonance. Circulation. 2012 Sep 11;126(11 Suppl 1):S54-64. PubMed PMID: 22965994; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3448934.
  • Joshi JK, Beache GM, Slaughter MS, Sobieski MA, Schneider W, Stoddard MF. Coronary artery fistula: 64-slice computed tomographic delineation and correlation with multiplane transesophageal echocardiography and surgical findings. Echocardiography. 2012 Mar;29(3):E69-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01573.x. Epub 2011 Nov 13. PubMed PMID: 22077917.