Paula Miller, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation
Director, Women’s Heart Program

Specialty Areas

General cardiology; prevention services and consultation; women’s cardiovascular disease.

Education and Experience

MD: University of North Carolina, 1983; Intern & Resident: Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1983-1986; Fellow: University of North Carolina, Internal Medicine, 1989-1992; Board Certified Medical Examiner, 1984; Board Certified Internal Medicine, 1987.

Clinical and Research Interests

As Director of the UNC Women’s Heart Program, Dr. Miller is focused on cardiovascular disease in women with a keen interest in prevention of cardiac symptoms and illness. She regularly provides cardiovascular fitness counseling, while providing stress and general echocardiography services. Dr. Miller also hosts numerous symposiums and screenings each year to aid the local and regional communities in achieving cardiovascular health.

In 2015, Dr. Miller was one of only 80 providers at the UNC Medical Center to earn the Carolina Care Excellence Award based on patient satisfaction. She is regularly included in the U.S. News & World Report “Top Doctors” database and has received numerous accolades and awards for her work to fight women’s heart disease.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Miller, P. Women and Cardiovascular Disease: What Can Health Care Providers Do to Reduce the Risks? North Carolina Medical Journal 2016 11-12;77(6):406-409.

2nd Annual Women’s Heart Symposium, May 17, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC
Hosted by Paula Miller, MD, the symposium was successful in increasing awareness of women’s heart disease

“Diastolic Dysfunction and Evaluation of Diastolic Function”
Paula Miller, MD, 33rd Annual Medical Ultrasound Symposium, April 13, 2014, Durham, NC

“Women and Cardiac Ultrasound – Special Problems”
Paula Miller, MD, North Carolina Ultrasound Society 2013 Fall Symposium, October 19, 2013, Chapel Hill, NC