David Winchester, MD

David E Winchester, MD, MS, FACP, F

(352) 265-0820

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Dr. David Winchester is an associate professor in the UF Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. He practices general cardiology with a focus on noninvasive imaging including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac computed tomography (CT). Dr. Winchester has active research projects on the evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department, appropriate use of cardiac CT, and meta-analysis. He serves as a co-investigator of the PROMISE trial and as the Cardiology Liaison for the Chest Pain Evaluation Center at Shands at UF. He received his BS in microbiology and BA in sociology at the University of Florida. In 2005, 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, the American Medical Association. Dr. Winchester is a native of Tallahassee, FL.


Residency - Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Florida

Residency - Internal Medicine
University of Virginia

Medical Degree
University of South Florida

Bachelors of Science in Microbiology
University of Florida

Bachelor of Arts
University of Florida

Board Certification

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Year, University of Florida
  • Mulholland Society Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Virginia