Anthony D. Brody MD, PhD, FACC
Medical School: University of Sheffield, England
Fellowship: University of Colorado, Denver
- Nuclear cardiology
- Consultative cardiology
The son of a physician. Tony was born in Sheffield, England. He received his Ph.D. from Oxford University in 1966, and then studied nuclear physics in the United States and Europe for several years. But he says he felt that true fulfillment for him could only be found in the field of medicine.
Tony received his M.D. from Sheffield University in England in 1976. He then completed an internship, residency, and cardiology fellowship at the University Of Colorado Health Science Center. Dr. Brody was one of the founding members of HeartCare Midwest, served as president of the medical staff at Proctor Hospital in 1992, and is currently a clinical assistant professor at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria. He also directs HeartCare Midwest's nuclear medicine department. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Brody and his wife Carol have five children. Carol is a registered nurse with OSF Hospice Care, which has led Tony to become involved with end-of-life care for cardiac patients.
- Internal Medicine
- Nuclear Cardiology
Best part of job
"Patient contact.. building friendships and mutual respect with all my patients."