Bruce K. Lloyd, MD is BioClinica’s Associate Medical Director and Director of Clinical Cardiology Services. Dr. Lloyd is responsible for the day to day operation of Bioclinica’s cardiovascular services. This involves answering clinical questions, supervising the cardiovascular technicians, and coordinating ECG interpretation services. He also provides clinical review and oversight for Quality Control processes.
Dr. Lloyd received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Cornell University Medical College in 1972 and his initial training in Internal Medicine was completed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed his training in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Following completion of his training, Dr. Lloyd remained on the staff at the National Naval Medical Center. In 1984 he became the Chief of Cardiology at the National Naval Medical Center and was appointed as the Senior Cardiovascular Advisor to the Surgeon General. In 1985, Dr. Lloyd was selected as the Consulting Cardiologist for the White House serving under both President Ronald Reagan and President George H.W. Bush and was a consultant for the US Congress.
During his work at the National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Lloyd was the attending physician for one of the landmark cases involving drug interactions and its effect on the QT interval. He is one of the authors of the article ‘Toursade de Pointes Occurring in Association with Terfenadine Use’ reporting this significant drug interaction.
Since moving to Georgetown University, Dr. Lloyd has held multiple positions within the hospital. He has continued to teach and provide clinical care to a wide variety of patients. He has been a visiting professor at numerous locations including four different hospitals in the Russian Federation. He has received multiple awards for his teaching excellence.