Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology
Dr. Pallas obtained his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in biology, at the University of Tennessee, in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1978, and his M.D. from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1982. Internship and residency in Internal Medicine were finished at the Medical College of Georgia in 1985. He was honored as Chief Medical Resident at the Medical College of Georgia from 1985-1986. Subsequently he completed his Cardiology fellowship in 1989. He joined the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia in 1988 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He has served as Director of the Coronary Care Unit from 1989-1992 and Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory 1993-1994, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, VAMC, and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at MCG. Dr. Pallas is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases, as well as a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians. He has been recognized in Who’s Who in America: South and Southwest, 1991-1996, and Who’s Who in America: 1992-1997. He has been co-investigator on multiple studies including the multi-center Veterans Administration study on quantitative exercise testing and angiography 1994-1995, ESPRIT, TIMI-18, and PRESTO.