Richard Blyton Devereux, M.D.


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Biographical Info

Doctor Devereux is Director of the Adult Echocardiography Laboratory at the Weill Cornell Center of the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has a long-standing clinical and research interest in cardiovascular connective tissue diseases, and has served as Chair of the Professional Advisory Committee of the National Marfan Foundation. In addition to expertise in all aspects of clinical echocardiography, Dr. Devereux conducts extensive research using cardiac ultrasound and other techniques to improve understanding of hypertensive heart disease, valvular heart diseases, cardiac effects of obesity diabetes, the prevalence and mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases in population-based samples and identify genes linked to and potentially responsible for a spectrum of cardiovascular diseases.

A summary of Dr. Devereux's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

1971   M.D. - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1972   Intern, Internal Medicine - New York and Memorial Hospitals

1974   Resident, Internal Medicine - New York and Memorial Hospitals

1976   Fellow, Cardiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Honors and Awards

1971 Recipient, Dr. Spencer Morris Prize "to the medical student of the graduating class who shall pass the best examination for the degree of Doctor of Medicine."

1978 Army Commendation Medal

1980-82 Andrew W. Mellon Teacher-Scientist Award

1985-87 Director, American Society of Echocardiography.

1987 Antoine Marfan Research Award, National Marfan Foundation

1993-98 Chair, Professional Advisory Board, National Marfan Foundation

1996-98 Chair, Epidemiology and Disease Control-1 Study Section, National Institutes of Health

1999-01 President, New York Society of Echocardiography

2003 Hero with a Heart Award, National Marfan Foundation and New York Heart Association

2005 Co-Chair, American College of Cardiology Meeting

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
National Board of Echocardiography
Clinical Expertise
Marfan's Syndrome
  • M.D.
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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