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Dr. Robert W. Battle

Robert (Bobby) W. Battle

Commission Co-Chair

Robert (Bobby) W. Battle is co-chair of the University of Virginia Bicentennial Commission.

Dr. Battle graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in English and completed his M.D. degree at the University of Virginia. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the UVA School of Medicine. He specializes in adult congenital heart disease, cardiovascular care of the elite athlete, structural and valvular heart disease, echocardiography, and general cardiology.

Dr. Battle is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has received four teaching awards, the Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence, and has been named to America’s Top Doctors for several years running.  He is the author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and scientific abstracts. In addition to his academic appointments, Dr. Battle is the Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Clinic and Team Cardiologist and Director of Sports Cardiology.