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David Linker

DAVID T. LINKER, MD, FACC, FESC, FASE

Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
 
University of Washington Medical Center
Box 356422
1959 N.E. Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-6422
 
 
 
 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING  

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1983–1984
  • Fellowship, Adult Cardiology, University of Washington Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1981–1983
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Washington Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1979–1981
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Washington Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1977–1979 (Chief Resident 7/78–12/78)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, U.C. Davis/Sacramento Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1976–1977
  • MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1976
  • BS, Stanford University Stanford, CA, 1972
 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, 1989
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, 1988
  • American Board of Pediatrics, 1984
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979

  

AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE

  • General Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Congenital heart disease

 

SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Clin. & Integrative CV Physiol II Study Section, AHA, 1996–2000
  • Ad hoc reviewer, FIRCA Awards Committee, NIH, 1999
  • Fulbright-Hays Scholar 1985–1986

 

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS 

 

 Selected Publications

 
 
Linker DT, Rossvoll O, Chapman JV, Angelsen BAJ: Sensitivity and speed of colour Doppler flow mapping compared with continuous wave Doppler for the detection of ventricular septal defects. Br Heart J 65:201-3, 1991.
 
 
Linker DT, Angelsen BAJ, Popp RL: Autocorrelation length of normal and myopathic human myocardium measured by acoustic microscopy:implications for clinical ultrasonic tissue characterization. Ultrasound in Med & Biol 16(8):793-799, 1990.
 
 
Linker DT, and Angelsen BAJ: Error-free digital compression of polar coordinate echocardiographic images. Computers in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society, Long Beach, CA:477-480, 1988.
 
 
Linker DT, Moritz WE, and Pearlman AS: A new three-dimensional echocardiographic method of right ventricular volume measurement: in vitro validation. J Am Coll Card 8(1):101-106, 1986.