Joao Cavalcante

João Cavalcante, MD, FACC, FASE, FSCCT, FSCMR

Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center and Core Lab

Dr. João L. Cavalcante is the Section Head for Cardiac Imaging for the Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute, the largest cardiology practice in the Twin Cities, and Director of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation's Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center and Core Lab.

His passion for multimodality imaging and focus on valve and structural heart disease has led to training of several international scholars, over 200 peer-reviewed original investigations, several book chapters, training workshops, in addition to national and international lectures. He is the Associate Editor for the European Heart Journal and was recently named the Inaugural Innovation Chair of the Van Tassel Innovation Center at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation.

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Joao Cavalcante
Give the Gift of Hope
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The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, we can continue this life-saving work. Please make a gift to support the area of greatest need.

Celebrate Heart Month with a Gift Towards Research!

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Heart disease is the #1 cause of death of men and women, claiming the lives of 700,000 people annually; our fathers and mothers; our friends and loved-ones.

Together, we can change that statistic with an investment in life-changing research and education. This heart month, we hope you'll make a special gift in honor of a loved one and the physicians, researchers and educators working to create a world without heart and vascular disease.