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Dennis J. Esterbrooks, M.D., Named Creighton’s Chief of Cardiology

Dennis J. Esterbrooks, M.D., Named Creighton’s Chief of Cardiology

Dennis J. Esterbrooks, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Cardiology at Creighton University School of Medicine and director of The Cardiac Center at Creighton University Medical Center.

Esterbrooks, who assumed the position on March 15, has served as associate director of Cardiology at Creighton since 1996.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Esterbrooks for the past 27 years as a faculty member and for 10 years as associate director of cardiology. I am certain he will continue to maintain the very high standards of clinical practice, education and research, which are the hallmarks of the Division of Cardiology and The Cardiac Center,” said Syed M. Mohiuddin, M.D., D.Sc., chair of the Department of Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

Esterbrooks joined the Creighton School of Medicine as a full-time faculty member in 1979. Since then, he has held many positions in the Division of Cardiology. He has directed Cardiac Rehabilitation Services, the Office of Quality Management, the Non-Invasive Imaging Laboratory, Outpatient Clinical Services, and Outreach Services.

In 1998, The School of Medicine presented Esterbrooks with its Master Clinician Award.

Board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases and specializing in noninvasive cardiology, Esterbrooks received his medical degree from Creighton University. He completed his residency in internal medicine and his cardiovascular fellowship at Creighton University Medical Center. Dr. Esterbrooks is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

The Cardiac Center provides referring physicians, health care professionals, and patients and their families the opportunity to utilize the area’s only freestanding facility dedicated exclusively to cardiovascular research and education, risk modification, diagnosis and treatment. Founded in 1961, the center employs a staff of more than 240 cardiologists, nurses, pharmacists, exercise specialists and health care professionals. For more information, visit http://thecardiaccenter.creighton.edu.

Posted: 3/20/2007