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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Keevil is a member of the preventive cardiology group and co-director of cardiac CT angiography. He has additional clinical interests in diagnostic cardiac catheterization. In addition to an active outpatient practice in general cardiology and prevention, Dr. Keevil is a frequent lecturer to community and CME audiences. Dr. Keevil possesses undergraduate degrees in engineering and computer science. He is heavily involved in the education of new physicians. He is currently the director of cardiovascular medicine/pathophysiology course for second-year medical students.


Cardiovascular Medicine

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, 1994


Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013


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Programs & Conditions


Dr. Keevil’s research interests focus on preventive cardiology, including applying technology to improve clinical care and education. He has developed a computer program that predicts individual risks of developing heart disease at baseline and after risk modification. The program is used in education and clinical decision making by either patients or physicians.

PubMed Articles
Berman SE Rivera-Rivera LA Clark LR Racine AM Keevil JG Bratzke LC Carlsson CM Bendlin BB Rowley HA Blennow K Zetterberg H Asthana S Turski P Johnson SC Wieben O . Intracranial Arterial 4D-Flow is Associated with Metrics of Brain Health and Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2015 Dec 1;1(4):420-428
[PubMed ID: 26693176]
Singh S Elramah M Allana SS Babcock M Keevil JG Johnson MR Yevzlin AS Chan MR . A case series of real-time hemodynamic assessment of high output heart failure as a complication of arteriovenous access in dialysis patients. Semin Dial. 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):633-8
[PubMed ID: 24673654]
Ahrens KL Reeder SB Keevil JG Tupesis JP . Successful computed tomography angiogram through tibial intraosseous access: a case report. J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug;45(2):182-5
[PubMed ID: 23726677]
Tattersall MC Gangnon RE Karmali KN Cullen MW Stein JH Keevil JG . Trends in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal achievement in high risk United States adults: longitudinal findings from the 1999-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e59309
[PubMed ID: 23565146]
Hollatz TJ Musat A Westphal S Decker C D'Alessandro AM Keevil J Zhanhai L Runo JR . Treatment with sildenafil and treprostinil allows successful liver transplantation of patients with moderate to severe portopulmonary hypertension. Liver Transpl. 2012 Jun;18(6):686-95
[PubMed ID: 22315210]
Tattersall MC Gangnon RE Karmali KN Keevil JG . Women up, men down: the clinical impact of replacing the Framingham Risk Score with the Reynolds Risk Score in the United States population. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44347
[PubMed ID: 22984495]
Hoonakker P Khunlertkit A Tattersal M Keevil J . Computer decision support tools in primary care. Work. 2012;41 Suppl 1:4474-8
[PubMed ID: 22317410]
Tattersall MC Karmali KN Gangnon RE Keevil JG . The population effects of the global cardiovascular risk model in United States adults: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Surveys, 2005-2006. J Clin Lipidol. 2011 May-Jun;5(3):166-72
[PubMed ID: 21600521]
Chapman CB Kohmoto T Kelly AF Thornton F Keevil JG . Cardiac computed tomography and quadricuspid aortic valve: a case report. WMJ. 2010 Aug;109(4):219-21
[PubMed ID: 20945724]
Guttormsen BN Stein JH McBride PE Cullen MW Gangnon R Keevil JG . Rationale for targeted rather than population based screening with C-reactive protein using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999 to 2002). Am J Cardiol. 2007 Oct 1;100(7):1130-3
[PubMed ID: 17884376]
Keevil JG Cullen MW Gangnon R McBride PE Stein JH . Implications of cardiac risk and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol distributions in the United States for the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia: data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999 to 2002. Circulation. 2007 Mar 20;115(11):1363-70
[PubMed ID: 17353444]
Gepner AD Keevil JG Wyman RA Korcarz CE Aeschlimann SE Busse KL Stein JH . Use of carotid intima-media thickness and vascular age to modify cardiovascular risk prediction. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 Sep;19(9):1170-4
[PubMed ID: 16950473]
Wyman RA Keevil JG Busse KL Aeschlimann SE Korcarz CE Stein JH . Is the ankle-brachial index a useful screening test for subclinical atherosclerosis in asymptomatic, middle-aged adults? WMJ. 2006 Sep;105(6):50-4
[PubMed ID: 17042421]
Guttormsen B Nee L Makielski JC Keevil JG . Transient left ventricular apical ballooning: a review of the literature. WMJ. 2006 May;105(3):49-54
[PubMed ID: 16749326]
Wyman RA Fraizer MC Keevil JG Busse KL Aeschlimann SE Korcarz CE Stein JH . Ultrasound-detected carotid plaque as a screening tool for advanced subclinical atherosclerosis. Am Heart J. 2005 Nov;150(5):1081-5
[PubMed ID: 16291002]
Gauthier GM Keevil JG McBride PE . The association of homocysteine and coronary artery disease. Clin Cardiol. 2003 Dec;26(12):563-8
[PubMed ID: 14677809]
Keevil JG Stein JH McBride PE . Cardiovascular disease prevention. Prim Care. 2002 Sep;29(3):667-96
[PubMed ID: 12529904]