Nic Chronos, MD


Dr. Nicolas Chronos is an interventional cardiologist well known for his pioneering research in the treatment of heart disease. Dr. Chronos received a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine at the University of London in 1987. He then trained in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Institute in London.

In 1992, Dr. Chronos was awarded a British Heart Foundation International Fellowship and moved to the United States to continue his research in interventional cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine. He was named Director of Research at the Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center at Emory University Hospital in 1997.

Dr. Chronos joined Atlanta Cardiology Group in 1999 where he developed and served as CEO of the Saint Joseph’s Translational Research Institute until 2012 when he left to form Cardiology Care Clinics. Dr. Chronos has held academic appointments at Duke University and is currently on the faculty of Stanford University as a consulting professor of medicine and cardiology. Most recently, he established Cardiology Care Clinic at Lake Oconee in 2012 with his wife and cardiology physician’s assistant, Heather Chronos.

Dr. Chronos is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology and the Royal College of Physicians of London. He has published several books and more than 200 peer-reviewed articles.