About Douglas (Alec) Hill

Dr. Douglas (Alec) Hill, MD, FACC, is a highly respected doctor specializing in cardiology. With his patient-first approach, Dr. Hill has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine in 2022 and 2023. He believes that partnering with patients to develop individualized treatment plans and maintaining trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship.

Dr. Hill began his educational journey at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 2006. He advanced his studies at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, obtaining his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2010. Dr. Hill then completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, between 2011 and 2013.

His commitment to cardiology led him to the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, where he completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease in 2016. During this time, he was honored with the Chief Fellow award for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Board-certified in Adult Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, and Nuclear Cardiology, Dr. Hill's clinical interests include non-invasive cardiology, particularly preventive cardiology, congestive heart failure, and non-invasive imaging.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Hill is a member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). He has contributed significantly to the field of cardiology, authoring publications such as "A Sensitive Cardiac Troponin I Assay to Screen for Acute Rejection in Heart Transplant Patients" in Circulation: Heart Failure in 2014 and "Do established biomarkers such as B-type natriuretic peptide and troponin predict rejection?" in Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation in 2013.

Dr. Hill's passion for cardiovascular disease and dedication to his patients' optimal health make him a trusted figure in the field of Cardiovascular Disease. He continues to serve patients across the Fairfax area, working closely with them to achieve their health goals.

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Board Certifications

  • Adult Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

Fellowship

Baltimore, MD • 2016

University of Maryland Medical Center

Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Internship and Residency

Dallas, TX • 2011 & 2013

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Atlanta, GA • 2010

Emory University School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate School

Seattle, WA • 2006

University of Washington

Bachelor of Science

Hospitals Affiliated With

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) — Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) — Member

Leadership Position

University of Maryland Medical Center
Chief Fellow
2015 – 2016

Publications

“A Sensitive Cardiac Troponin I Assay to Screen for Acute Rejection in Heart Transplant Patients” Circulation: Heart Failure (2014): Patel, P.C., Hill, D.A., Ayers, C.R., Kaiser, P., Lavingia, B., Dyer, A.K., Barnes, A.P., Thibodeau, J.T., Mishkin, J.D., Mammen, P.P., Markham, D.W., Stastny, P., Ring, …

“Do established biomarkers such as B-type natriuretic peptide and troponin predict rejection?” Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation (2013): Hill, D.A., Drazner, M.H., de Lemos, J.A.

About Douglas (Alec) Hill

Dr. Douglas (Alec) Hill, MD, FACC, is a highly respected doctor specializing in cardiology. With his patient-first approach, Dr. Hill has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine in 2022 and 2023. He believes that partnering with patients to develop individualized treatment plans and maintaining trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship.

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Board Certifications

  • Adult Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Hospitals Affiliated With

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) — Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) — Member

Leadership Position

University of Maryland Medical Center
Chief Fellow
2015 – 2016

Publications

“A Sensitive Cardiac Troponin I Assay to Screen for Acute Rejection in Heart Transplant Patients” Circulation: Heart Failure (2014): Patel, P.C., Hill, D.A., Ayers, C.R., Kaiser, P., Lavingia, B., Dyer, A.K., Barnes, A.P., Thibodeau, J.T., Mishkin, J.D., Mammen, P.P., Markham, D.W., Stastny, P., Ring, …

“Do established biomarkers such as B-type natriuretic peptide and troponin predict rejection?” Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation (2013): Hill, D.A., Drazner, M.H., de Lemos, J.A.

LOCATIONS

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

AWARDS

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

EXCELLENT PATIENT EXPERIENCE

“I have been visiting this practice on and off for over 20 years.  The doctors and staff are phenomenal.   They listen to you. Explain the information they develop.  They provide you sound advice on improving your health.  Staff are helpful.  There are no long waits for your appointments.  They are the best!”

— Verified Patient

“Quality organization staffed by the best cardiologists in Northern Virginia. Dr. B listens, assesses and provides his patients treatment options that are sound and achievable in a reasonable period of time. None better!”

— Verified Patient

“I have always had a great experience  at Cardiac Care Associates with their excellent doctors and staff. Dr. Yager has consistently monitored my health and has always provided me the best consultation.”

— Verified Patient

“Dr. Elliot Mahlof is an excellent and caring cardiologist. Thanks to a recommendation from a friend who goes to Cardiac Care, my family found Dr. Mahlof and we are so grateful for his expertise, thoroughness, and attention to detail in caring for my daughter.”

— Verified Patient

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