Associate Professor and Medical Director


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Rachel D. Keever, MD, FACC
Associate Professor and Medical Director 
Professor Physician Assistant Studies






University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Division of Cardiology, Clinical Fellow UNC


Hospitals Residency Training
Internal Medicine


University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine with Honors


North Carolina State University
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry summa cum laude


North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics


Clinical Practice Experience


Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute

General Cardiology, Cardiac Critical Care and Cardiac Imaging

Professional Certification and Licensure

Board Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine/ Cardiovascular Diseases

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Certification in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography and Stress Echocardiography



State of North Carolina, State of South Carolina 


Professional Memberships

Physician Assistant Education Association

American College of Cardiology

North Carolina Medical Society

American Society of Echocardiography

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography


Honors and Awards

UNC Hospitals

  • The Webb Award: Scholarship for education awarded through the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology, to a resident in the second year of training

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

  • The John B. Graham Student Research Society
  • Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award
  • North Carolina Rural Health Scholar

North Carolina State University

  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Crown Development Trust Fund Scholarship
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Interests and Hobbies

  • Tennis
  • Child advocacy
  • Photography