Michael J. Rinaldi, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Professor of Medicine, Atrium / Carolinas HealthCare System
Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute / Carolinas HealthCare System
Carolinas Medical Center

Dr. Rinaldi has worked as an interventional cardiologist and vascular interventionalist for the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute (SHVI) at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC. He is the Director of Clinical Research for SHVI and holds an appointment as Professor of Medicine for Carolinas HealthCare System. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University in NY and completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He also completed a Peripheral Vascular Medicine and Intervention Fellowship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. He has served as an investigator for more than 35 clinical trials and has authored more than 70 publications, abstracts, and lectures. He holds expertise in the fields of coronary intervention, peripheral and carotid intervention including renal denervation, and structural heart intervention including percutaneous mitral valve repair (MitraClip), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (Sapien TAVR), and left atrial appendage occlusion (Watchman).


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