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

  • Singam NSV, Stoddard MF. The evolution of apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Development of mid-ventricular obstruction and apical aneurysm 11 years after initial diagnosis. Echocardiography. 2019 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/echo.14310. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30868653.
  • Callahan S, Henn A, Kendrick M, Wang H, Negahdar MJ, Kheradvar A, Stoddard M, Amini A. 4D Dual-Venc Spiral Flow. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2018 Jul;2018:1372-1375. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8512573. PubMed PMID: 30440647.
  • Singam NSV, Gopinathannair R, Stidam JM, Solankhi NK, Bessen M, Stoddard MF. A curious case of an absent left atrial appendage. Echocardiography. 2018 Nov;35(11):1882-1884. doi: 10.1111/echo.14151. Epub 2018 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 30338562.
  • John AG, Hirsch GA, Stoddard MF. Frequent premature atrial contractions impair left atrial contractile function and promote adverse left atrial remodeling. Echocardiography. 2018 Sep;35(9):1310-1317. doi: 10.1111/echo.14026. Epub 2018 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 29886569.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.