Considered a leader in the medical field and an expert in his specialization of cardiology, David Faxon is a preeminent physician with a reputation for skilled patient care and knowledgeable treatment and diagnosis of heart-related medical conditions. Having served as a clinician, professor, and administrator for 40 years, David Faxon continues to build on experience by providing leadership to the Boston medical community. A graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, David Faxon dedicates much of his time to instructing medical students as a lecturer and professor. At his alma mater, David Faxon taught “Clinical Pathologic Correlation” for second-year students and presented two-hour lectures on such topics as “Congestive Heart Failure” and “Coronary Artery Disease.” He has also served in a professorial role at the University of Chicago, where he taught a “Clinical Pathophysiological” course to second-year medical students. Under the direction of David Faxon, this class included a one-hour lecture on coronary artery disease and a two-hour laboratory case discussion. In addition, David Faxon presented a Senior Cardiology Lecture Series to fourth-year medical students at the University of Chicago. David Faxon also works with graduate medical students.

At Boston University Medical Center, he provided mentoring and advice to fellows and faculty at the school in weekly one-hour Cardiology Cardiac Surgery Conferences. Other graduate level teaching efforts performed by David Faxon included core curriculum seminars and conferences on angioplasty and coronary artery disease. While teaching at the University of Chicago and serving in a clinical and administrative capacity at its teaching hospital, David Faxon lectured on cardiology-related topics and took medical students, interns, and residents on rounds. A frequent lecturer at professional conferences, over the past 35 years David Faxon has informed fellow cardiologists and physicians about new technologies and treatment methods in such venues as the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Symposium ; the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions ; and the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions . 

Currently an Attending Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, David Faxon also serves as Vice Chair of Medicine for Strategic Planning for that institution.


Boston University School of Medicine


1963 - 1967 | Boston


Brigham and Women's Hospital

Vice Chair of Medicine for Strategic Planning

March 2006 | Boston