William Border, MBChB, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Noninvasive Imaging. Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
William Border, MD, joined the Heart Center in 2008 as the Director of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, he completed his pediatric residency in Massachusetts and later completed his cardiology fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He was a faculty member in the echo lab at Cincinnati Children’s for four years before joining the Children’s Heart Center.
Dr. Border's overall research focus has been the echocardiographic assessment of cardiac function in pediatric patients. More recently, he has focused on the evaluation of cardiac function in childhood cancer survivors by utilizing a number of parameters, including exercise stress echo, diastolic functional parameters, and global longitudinal strain.
Research Areas of Interest
- Evaluation of cardiac function in children
- Cardiac function and cardiovascular outcomes in childhood cancer survivors
- Exercise stress echo
- University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
- Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
- Clinical Cardiology, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
- Cardiology Research Fellow, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH