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Robert J Chilton

Robert J. Chilton, DO FACC FAHA, is Professor of Medicine, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and director clinical proteomics UTHSCSA/NHLBI. A fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Internists, and American Heart Association, Dr. Chilton has chaired the Electrophysiology Board Examination for the American Osteopathic Association in addition to Interventional Board of Examiners.

Over the past 20 years, Dr. Chilton has authored numerous articles, book chapters, abstracts, and presentations on cardiology. He has developed educational materials and has lectured widely, garnering several awards for his academic contributions, including 1994, 2014 Outstanding Teacher from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, researcher of the year ACOI. He is associate editor for Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, Clinical Diabetes and on the editorial board of Diabetes Care, American Journal of Cardiology and others.  In addition, he is a cardiology consultant to NASA. His research areas include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, vascular biology, proteomics and translational biology.

Dr. Chilton received his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and a cardiology fellowship at the Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Chilton is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology.

Latest contributions from Robert J Chilton

01-24-2018 | Hypertension | Ask the expert | Video

When to intervene in patients with diabetes and high blood pressure?

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and Advisory Board member Robert Chilton get together once more to discuss best practice tips for identifying and treating hypertension in patients with pre-existing diabetes (12:17).

01-17-2018 | Hypertension | Ask the expert | Video

Why aren't we reaching blood pressure goals, despite the raised target?

In the wake of the revised blood pressure targets, Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and Advisory Board member Robert Chilton discuss clinical approaches to get hypertensive diabetes patients to target more consistently (12:29).

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