Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory

The Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory is a service organized around the evaluation of the heart and vascular systems using non-invasive techniques.   Currently, the laboratory consist of 7 members with clinical expertise in echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging.  Services provided include evaluations of  coronary artery disease, ventricular morphology and function, valvular morphology and function, congenital heart diseases, myocardial heart diseases, and pericardial heart diseases.

The adult echocardiography lab at Stanford has been at the forefront of cardiac ultrasound for over 20 years, and currently performs more than 7,000 procedures annually. It is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). The lab offers a full range of noninvasive tests, including:


Ingela Schnittger, MD
Director, Non Invasive Cardiology
Professor of Medicine

Rajesh Dash, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Paul Heidenreich, MD
Director of Echocardiography, VA Palo Alto
Associate Professor of Medicine

David Liang, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Michael McConnell, MD
Professor of Medicine

Richard Popp, MD
Emeritus (Active) Professor of Medicine

Phil Yang, MD
Associatet Professor of Medicine

Contact Information

Telephone 650-723-7406
FAX 650-725-7568

Postal address:

300 Pasteur Drive 
Room H2157  
Stanford, CA 94305


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