R. Parker Ward, MD

Cardiology (Heart Care), Cardiac Imaging | More

Professor of Medicine Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
Director, Nuclear Cardiology

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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R. Parker Ward, MD, is a skilled cardiologist with special expertise in noninvasive imaging techniques, including echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Ward's clinical interests include heart valve disease, cardiac stress testing, and preventive cardiology. His research interests focus on the application of novel noninvasive imaging techniques for the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Ward has been consistently recognized for his clinical, teaching, and research expertise.

Medical Education

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship

  • Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1994

Board Certifications

  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Languages Spoken

  • English