Chris Fine
Chris Fine, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist who is trained in fellowship cardio-oncology at National Jewish Health. Dr. Fine is in the Division of Cardiology.
Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Research AreasResearch Areas
  • Cardio Oncology Database Contribution

Special Interests

In addition to general cardiology, preventative care, and advanced echocardiogram cardiac imaging, I have a clinical interest in the growing field of Cardio Oncology.

There is a growing population of cancer patients who are thankfully living longer due to early detection and better treatments. However, the effects of cancer-related treatment (including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiation) are known to have adverse cardiovascular effects which can occur during treatment or many years following the completion of treatment.

There are multiple goals in the field of Cardio Oncology, but they can be distilled down to identifying high risk patients for the development of adverse cardiac events and intervening to minimize those risks in order to avoid interruptions in their life-saving cancer treatment. In addition, some patients continue to benefit from routine cardiology follow up after treatment is completed in order to monitor for the development of those same adverse cardiac effects.

Below are a few peer-reviewed patient-centered resources as a starting point for more information about Cardio Oncology and what services we offer:


Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV, Medicine
Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Biomedical Sciences
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, Internship
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, Residency
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Fellowship

Awards & Recognition

2020: Top Doctor in Louisville, KY
2019: Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Outstanding Fellow Award
2018: Internal Medicine Resident Teacher Award
2017: Internal Medicine Resident Research Award

Board Certification

2018: Internal Medicine
2020: Cardio Oncology (International Cardio Oncology Society)
2020: Echocardiography
2020: Nuclear Cardiology
2021: Cardiovascular Medicine

Professional Memberships

2018-present: ICOS/ACC/AHA 


ICOS Board Review Manual, Print – Published October 2020
Contributing Author

Greater Louisville Medicine Society, Print – Volume 68, Issue 2 (July 2020)
Title: Heart and Soul
Authors: Fine CH

Clinical Cardiology, Print – Volume 43, Issue 2 (February 2020)
Title: Cardiac Changes Associated with Vascular Aging
Authors: Singam, NS, Fine CH, Fleg J
PMID: 31845364
DOI: 10.1002/clc.23313
ISHLT, Supplemental Print (April 2016)

Title: Implementation of an Informed Consent Process for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies: Defining the Population
Authors: Fine CH, Gelow J, Davis J, et al. 

Teaching & Professional Positions

Editorial Reviewer for CardioOncology Journal
JACC: Cardio Oncology

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654

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National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2023
Dr. Fine asked if there was anything else I'd like to discuss, rather than hurrying me out the door. I feel very listened to.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2023

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
I've already recommended Dr. Fine to other people with my condition and to others looking for a cardiologist. He is awesome!

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
*Dr. Fine is exceptional. He really listens & shows concern.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
Dr Fine is amazing at listening and caring about my health

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
I feel like I'm in great hands with Dr. Fine & would recommend him to family & friends.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2023
Couldn't be better!

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2023
Dr fine was great. Although he said my heart was normal and I likely would not need long term follow up with him I will absolutely refer my friends and family to him should they ever need a cardiologist.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2022
I believe that Dr. Fine has my best interest at heart. This is significant because this is not my belief about all of my doctors. He listens, and includes my concerns in my health care, in addition to using his expertise on my behalf. Also, of extreme importance to me is his willingness to go the extra mile to make sure that all diagnostic and prevention tests are made available!

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2022
Dr. Fine is excellent!

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