About Billy Hammond


Heart and Vascular


Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, Heart Failure


Heart and Vascular



  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine


  • 1977, University of North Carolina, BS
  • 1981, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, MD


  • 1984, Medical College of Virginia


  • 1987, Medical College of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology: Fellow
  • American College of Physicians: Associate Member
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine

Office Locations

Perry County Memorial Hospital

434 North West Street
Perryville, MO 63775    Maps & Directions
Phone: 573-768-3239
Office Hours: Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday



  • Hoggard Medal of Achievement at University of North Carolina at Wilmington, June, 1977
  • Third place award from the Collegiate Academy of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences, (CANCAS), for presentation of paper: "The Occurrence of Entamoeba Histolytica in a Population of Mazahua Indians in Southern Mexico," April, 1977.
  • Third place award from CANCAS for presentation of a paper: "A Preliminary Report on Costal Ecuadorian lsopods," April, 1976.
  • First place award from CANCAS for presentation of a paper: ''The Occurrence of Sphaeroma Peruvianum, a Wood­Boring lsopod in Three Mangrove Areas of Ecuador," April, 1975.

Publications & Research

  • Cardiovascular research fellowship; Oxygen Free Radicals in lschemia/Reperfusion Injury of the Myocardium, June, 1984 - June, 1985.
  • Pulmonary research project at MCV to study sclerosing agent-induced pulmonary hypertension in sheep, July, 1982.
  • Two-month Medical Education Community Operation (MECO} Project working with a primary care physician, June, 1978.
  • Undergraduate honors research project; A Survey of Intestinal Parasites in a Group of Mazahua Indians in Southern Mexico, June, 1976.
  • Two-month research project to survey coastal Ecuadorian isopods, May, 1975.
  • Two-month research project on Sphaeromid isopods in coastal mangrove regions of Ecuador, South America, May, 1974.
  • Hammond, 8., Fairman, P.R., Monroe, P., Glauser, F., Sugarman, H., Davis, D. The Pulmonary Hypertension of Sclerosing Agents is Prevented by Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors. The American Journal of Medical Sciences 290 (3), September, 1985.
  • Hammond, B. and Hess, M.L. The Oxygen Free Radical System: Potential Mediator of Myocardial Injury. JACC 6: No. 1, 1985.
  • Hammond, B., Kontos, H.A., and Hess, M.L. Oxygen Radicals in the Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Myocardial lschemia and Reperfusion Injury, and in Cerebral Vascular Damage. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. 63: 173-187, 1985.
  • Glauser, F.L., Fairman, RP., Monroe, P., Hammond, B. Transient Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Esophaegeal Sclerotherapy. Chest 86 (5): 658, 1984.
  • Hammond, Billy A.F. The Occurrence of Sphaeroma Peruvianum, A Wood-Boring lsopod in Three Mangrove Areas of Ecuador. The Proceedings of the Collegiate Academy of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences. April, 1976.