Dr. Gerard King PhD

Cardiac Echocardiography

Dr. Gerard  King

Clinical Cardiac Physiologist

Aut Even Hospital

Tel: 056 7775133

Fax: 056 7775136


Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Wednesday/Thursday in Kilkenny

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Dr. King is a Clinical Cardiac Physiologist and is regarded as a leader in the field internationally. Gerard is a renowned specialist in cardiac echocardiography and has published extensively on the subject in peer reviewed medical journals with Andre le Gerche, Tom Neilan and Dr Melissa Woods all internationally renowned in the area of sudden cardiac death.

If you require a Clinical Cardiac Physiologist, don’t delay – contact Dr. King today.


  • Alterations in Myocardial Stiffness in Elite Athletes assessed by a new Doppler Index
    • Heart journal
    Authors: Gerard king PhD, Emily Ho
  • Myocardial stiffness and the timing difference between tissue Doppler imaging Ea and peak mitral valve opening can distinguish physiological hypertrophy in athletes from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    • European Journal of Echocardiography
  • Early diastolic filling dynamics in diastolic dysfunction.
    • Cardiovascular ultrasound
  • The right ventricle of the elite high end endurance athlete cannot be underestimated. King G, Wood MJ.
    • J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Mar;25(3):272-3
  • Reduced Right Ventricular Myocardial Strain in the Elite Athlete May Not Be a Consequence of Myocardial Damage. “Cream Masquerades as Skimmed Milk”  
    • Wiley Echocardiography. 2013 Mar 12
    • March 10, 2013
    Authors: Gerard king PhD, I ALmuntaser