João Cavalcante, MD, FACC, FASE, FSCCT, FSCMR
Dr. João L. Cavalcante earned his medical degree in Brazil and came to the US for his residency and chief resident in internal medicine and cardiology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. At the Cleveland Clinic, he completed and was appointed chief fellow for the two-year advanced cardiovascular imaging training program obtaining COCATS Level III in Interventional Echo, Cardiovascular CT and Cardiac MRI. In 2012, he joined the faculty at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and was the director of the structural imaging and core lab. In October 2018, he moved to the Minneapolis Heart Institute® and serves as the director of cardiac MRI, structural CT and Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center & Core Lab. Dr. Cavalcante has published more than 55 manuscripts and seven book chapters and speaks nationally and internationally on valvular imaging.