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Yvonne Gilliland, MD, specializes in cardiology at Ochsner Health. Dr. Yvonne Gilliland earned her medical degree from Wroclaw Medical University, Poland. She completed her postgraduate training in Boston. Dr. Gilliland is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography. She has been on staff at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute of Ochsner Medical Center since 1990. From 2012-2014, she was the director of the echocardiography laboratory. She is presently the director of clinical echocardiography services. Dr. Gilliland holds an appointment of associate professor of medicine in The University of Queensland Medical School Ochsner Health and is one of the teaching staff for the cardiovascular disease fellowship program at Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Gillilands expertise is in non-invasive imaging, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography including 4D imaging and tissue Doppler, echocardiographic guidance of intracardiac procedures, stress testing, valvular heart disease, hypertension and ischemic heart disease. She is an investigator on several research studies and has authored and co-authored manuscripts and abstracts in peer reviewed journals. She has coauthored a national guidelines document for the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. Dr. Gilliland is an editorial board consultant for the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. She is a reviewer for major medical journals and serves on the American Society of Echocardiography committees. She has been invited to speak at local, national and international meetings. Dr. Gilliland is a talented academic and clinical echocardiographer and cardiologist.

Medical Education

Boston University School of Medicine
Field of Study: md


Boston University School of Medicine


Field of Study: Internal Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine


Nashville VA Medical Center
Field of Study: cardio

Veteran`s Affairs Medical Center

  • American Board of Internal Medicine