Douglas Sawyer, M.D., Ph.D., joined Maine Medical Center in October 2014 and serves as the chief of cardiac services at Maine Medical Center and physician leader in the Cardiovascular Service Line for MaineHealth. He received his B.S., Ph.D., and M.D. from Cornell University and completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was on the faculty at Boston Medical Center for nine years followed by eight years at Vanderbilt University where he served as director of the Cardiology Training Program and Division of Cardiology. His clinical and research interests are focused on the pathophysiology and treatment of heart failure.