Christopher P. Appleton, M.D.

  1. Sonographer
  2. Cardiologist
  3. Internist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Heart valve disease
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  4. Pericarditis
  • Hypertensive heart disease
  • Diastolic dysfunction
  • Pericardial disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Hypertrophic and restrictive cardiomyopathies
  1. 1987
    FellowCardiology Division, Stanford University
  2. 1986
    Resident - Donald C. Harrison, M.D., ChiefCardiology Division, Stanford University
  3. 1984
    Research Fellowship - Cardiac Research Fellow, Steven Goldman, M.D., Section HeadTucson Veterans Administration Hospital
  4. 1983
    Chief Resident - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  5. 1982
    Resident - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  6. 1980
    Internship - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  7. 1979
    MDWashington University School of Medicine
  8. 1975
    BA - Human BiologyStanford University

Certifications

  1. 2002
    EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  2. 1987
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1982
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    Best Doctors in AmericaNational Polling of Peers
  2. 2003
    Best Doctors in Phoenix - ScottsdalePolling of Regional Peers
  3. 2002
    Educator of the Year - ResearchMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2002
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2002
    Educator of the Year-ResearchMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2002
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2002
    Best Doctors in AmericaNational Polling of Peers
  8. 1990
    Clinical Science Educator of the Year (finalist)University of Arizona College of Medicine
  9. 1990
    Clinical Science Educator of the Year - FinalistUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  10. 1983
    House Staff Teacher of the YearUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  11. 1983
    House Staff Teacher of the YearUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety of Cardiovsacular Computed Tomography
  2. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  3. 2013 - 2014
    Board MemberSubspecialty Board on Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  4. 2011 - 2013
    MemberAwards Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  5. 2011 - 2012
    MemberTask Force on Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Diseases, American Society of Echocardiography
  6. 2006 - present
    HeadCardiovascular Clinical Research, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2001 - 2005
    HeadCardiovascular Research Center
  8. 2001 - 2002
    MemberLive Program Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  9. 1997 - 2000
    MemberEchocardiography Committee, American College of Cardiology
  10. 1997 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, National Board of Echocardiography, Inc.
  11. 1995 - 1996
    MemberDeveloping Standardized National Echo Exam (ASeXAM), American Society of Echocardiography
  12. 1994 - 2000
    AdministratorSamuel Johnson Research Building, Cardiology Flex Laboratory
  13. 1994 - 1998
    MemberResearch Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  14. 1993 - 1998
    ConsultantCanadian Consensus on Diastolic Function by Echocardiography
  15. 1993 - 1996
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Society of Echocardiography
  16. 1993 - 1994
    ChairResearch Committee, American Heart Association
  17. 1992 - 1993
    Vice ChairResearch Committee, American Heart Association
  18. 1988 - 1993
    HeadEchocardiography Laboratories, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  19. 1988 - 1993
    MemberMedical School Admissions Committee, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  20. 1988 - 1989
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology Task Force, American Heart Association
  21.  
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.