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David E Winchester, MD, MS, BS – Career Development Awardee

David E Winchester, MD, MS, BS David E Winchester, MD, MS, BS
North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
Gainesville, FL 


Dr. David Winchester is a staff cardiologist at the Malcolm Randall VAMC and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He practices general cardiology with a focus on noninvasive imaging including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac computed tomography (CT). Dr. Winchester's primary research focus is on care delivery and specifically on the appropriate use of noninvasive cardiac imaging. He has also published on evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department, the use of cardiac biomarkers, graduate medical education, and meta-analyses. He is a site PI for the ISCHEMIA trial comparing invasive and conservative management of patients with myocardial ischemia.

He received his BS in microbiology and BA in sociology at the University of Florida. He received his MD at the University of South Florida. After medical school, Dr. Winchester completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia and then returned to UF for his cardiology fellowship and MS in clinical and translational science. He has received several awards for his research and teaching and has served in national leadership roles with the Society of Chest Pain Centers, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Medical Association.

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