Laurence S Sperling, MD

Laurence 
            S 
            Sperling, 
                MD
Emory Clinic

Medical Director of Preventative Cardiology Clinic

Professor of Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Cardiology (Board certified since 1998)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1992)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cardiology - general
echocardiogram
electron beam computed tomogra
heart risk reduction program
lipid metabolism
preventive medicine
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Clifton
1365 Clifton Rd NE Bldg A
Atlanta, GA 30322
404 778-5299
Year Started Practicing: 1993
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1997
Organizational Memberships:
American Board of Internal Medicine Practice Improvement Module Expert panel for Preventive Cardiology
The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Board of Directors
ACC Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Committee
ACC Strategic Directions Committee focusing on the convergence of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Major or Recent Publications:

Salman T, Satja S, Martin SF, Sperling L.  Saddle pulmonary embolism in the setting of a 3-chamber thrombus:  Successful resolution after thrombolytic therapy. Texas Heart Insititute J. 2010;37(2)234-236.

Shehab N, Sperling LS, Budnitz DS. National estimates of emergency department visits for hemorrhage-related adverse events from clopidogrel plus aspirin and from warfarin. Arch Intern Med. 2010; 170(21):1926-33.

Chaudhry S, Arean R, Hansen JE, Lewis GD, Myers J, Sperling LS, LaBudde B, Wasserman K. The Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing to Detect and Track Early Stage Ischemic Heart Disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010;85(10):928-32.

Awards:
Atlanta’s Top Doctors, 2011, 2010
Atlanta Magazine

Emory Woodruff Leadership Academy
Emory University

Emory University School of Medicine Dean’s Teaching Award
Education:
Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Internship
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Residency
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA