David. L. Glancy, MD

Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Section of Cardiology

Section of Cardiology
1542 Tulane Avenue
Room 320, Box T4M-2
New Orleans, LA 70112 
504.568.2718  Phone
504.568.2127  FAX


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


David Lucas (Luke) Glancy was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and reared in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his MD degree from The Johns Hopkins and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Glancy served in the United States Public Health Service from 1966 to 1972 and was assigned to the National Heart Institute in Bethesda, Maryland where he worked in cardiac pathology with William C. Roberts for two years and was Chief of Cardiovascular Diagnosis in the Cardiology Branch his last four years.

In 1972 Dr. Glancy came to LSU Medical School in New Orleans as Chief of Cardiology. In 1974, he became Medical Director of Cardiology at Hotel Dieu (now University Hospital), a position he held for 18 years. He returned to academic medicine in 1992 as Chief of Cardiology both at LSU and at University Hospital. Since his retirement on April 1, 2014, he serves as Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Emeritus Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, Emeritus Chief of Cardiology at LSU.

Dr. Glancy joined the American Heart Association in 1966 and has been a fellow of its Council on Clinical Cardiology since 1970, twice serving as the Council's Mississippi/Louisiana representative. He served the Louisiana Affiliate of the AHA in many capacities, was its president in 1982-83, and its Heart Gala honoree in 2001. Dr. Glancy also is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the American College of Cardiology. He was named a Master Teacher of the American College of Cardiology in 1973 and was Governor of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACC from 1982 to 1985. He is a fellow of The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, which he helped found in 1978, and a member of the Southeastern Clinical Club the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Federation for Clinical Research, and the New Orleans Academy of Internal Medicine. He has 300 publications in peer-review medical journals.

Research Interests

clinical cardiology, cardiovascular pathophysiology, congenital heart disease in the adult, and electrocardiography

Selected Publications

Glancy DL. Wide-QRS tachycardia immediately after aortic valve replacement. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2009;22(2):166-167.

Zhu L, Vranckx R, Khau Van Kien P, Lalande A, Boisset N, Mathieu F, Wegman M, Glancy L, Gasc J-M, Brunotte F, Bruneval P, Wolf J-E, Michel J-B, Jeunemaitre X. Mutations in myosin heavy chain 11 cause a syndrome associating thoracic aortic aneurysm/dissection and patent ductus arteriosus. Nat Genet 2006;38:343-349.

Kelley GP, Stellingworth MA, Broyles S, Glancy DL. Electrocardiographic findings in 888 patients ≥ 90 years of age. Am J Cardiol 2006;98:1512-1514.

Velasquez EM, Glancy DL, Helmcke F, Kerut EK. Echocardiographic findings in HIV Disease and AIDS. Echocardiography: A Jrnl of CV Ultrasound & Allied Tech 2005;22:861-866.

Khuri BN, Naddour F, Glancy DL: Infrarenal aortic stenting to relieve disabling claudication. In: White CJ (editor) Fifty Cases of Peripheral Vascular Interventions. London:Martin Dunitz; 2002:149-152.

Glancy DL, Wegmann M, Dhurandhar RW. Aortic dissection and patent ductus arteriosus in three generations. Am J Cardiol 2001;87:813-815. Correction. Am J Cardiol 2001;87:1438.

Casas RE, Marriott HJL, Glancy DL. Value of leads V7-V9 in diagnosing posterior wall acute myocardial infarction and other causes of tall R waves in V1-V2. Am J Cardiol 1997;80:508-509

Dore A, Glancy DL, Stone S, Menasche VD, Somerville J. Cardiac surgery for grown-up congenital heart patients: Survey of 307 consecutive operations 1991-1994. Am J Cardiol 1997;80:906-913.

Glancy DL, Roberts WC. Coarctation of the aorta in patients over 1 year of age. In: Hurst JW (editor). Clinical Essays on the Heart, vol 3. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1984:39-76.

Glancy DL, Epstein SE: Differential diagnosis of the type and severity of obstruction to left ventricular outflow. In: Friedberg CK, Donoso E (editors) Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis in Cardiovascular Disease.1971:253-291.