Dr Patrick Collier

Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic

Patrick Collier, MD, PhD, FASE, FESC, FACC is a cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is Co-Director of the Cardio-Oncology Center, Associate Director of the Echo Lab and is Associate Professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Specialty Interests: Cancer-related heart disease (cardio-oncology), Multi-modality cardiovascular imaging, Echocardiography, Trans-esophageal echocardiography, Structural heart disease including heart valve disease, thoracic aortic disease, endocarditis, pericardial disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, aortic disease, amyloidosis

Number of Procedures Performed: Each year, Dr. Collier reads over 4,000 echocardiogram (echo) studies, including transthoracic echo, transesophageal echo (TEE), dobutamine stress echo, exercise stress echo, specific left ventricular assist device and pacemaker studies. He also participates in echo-guided interventional procedures (Pericardiocentesis, TAVR, E-Clip, Balloon Valvuloplasty, Alcohol Septal Ablation, Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices) and operating room consultations (including epicardial echo).

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic is nationally and internationally renowned for the world’s best cardiovascular care. Success rates for specific procedures are available at: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education and Training: Dr. Collier was the top overall undergraduate in his final medicine class at National University of Ireland in Cork. He completed his internship and residencies in medicine and surgery at Cork University & Mid-Western Regional Hospitals. Dr. Collier was a cardiology fellow in the National Cardiology Training Program and earned his PhD at University College Dublin, completing a Clinician Scientist fellowship involving translational medical research in the area of cardiac fibrosis (heart scarring). He completed an additional fellowship in multi-modality cardiovascular imaging at Cleveland Clinic, and was appointed to Cleveland Clinic professional staff in 2013. He obtained ABIM Board Certification in Internal Medicine (via the Faculty Pathway) in 2017. He obtained ABIM Board Certification in Cardiovascular Medicine (via the Faculty Pathway) in 2018.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Collier is heavily involved in research, including his roles as Physician Reviewer for the C5 Imaging Core Lab (Juventas JTCS-004 Trial Study; St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study Echocardiographic Detection of Treatment-related Cardiac Dysfunction in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer), and Clinical Adjudicator for the Sapien 3 Partner II Trial. His research interests include cancer therapy-related heart disease and the use of multi-modality cardiovascular imaging in many forms of structural heart disease. He is collaborating with a group of physicians and scientists to better understand the pathophysiology of these disorders.

Dr. Collier is widely published in leading medical journals, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation. He has written many book chapters related to valve disease. He is Section Editor Cardio-Oncology for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In 2019, he was invited to serve as a member of the SWOG Cardio-toxicity Advisory Panel and to serve as Liaison on the American Heart Association Molecular Determinants of Cardiovascular Health Committee 2019-2021. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, European Journal of Heart Failure, Heart (BMJ Group), Journal of Cardiovascular CT and Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.