Director, Cardiac MRI and Structural CT Lab
Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minnesota
Dr. João L. Cavalcante earned his medical degree in Fortaleza, Brazil. He came to US for internal medicine residency, chief residency and cardiology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. Between 2010-2012 he completed at the Cleveland Clinic a dedicated 2-year advanced cardiovascular imaging training program obtaining COCATS Level III in Interventional Echo, Cardiovascular CT and Cardiac MRI.
He was senior faculty at UPMC between 2012-2018 where he became the Director of the Structural Imaging and Core Lab.
In October/2018 he moved to the Minneapolis Heart Institute to be the Director of Cardiac MRI, Structural CT and Cardiovascular Imaging Core Labs. He was recently elected as a new member for the SCCT Board of Directors and currently is the Chair for the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - Valvular Heart Disease Guidelines. He has been a writing committee member for the CBCMR (CMR board exam) and for the Core Competencies in Structural Interventional Imaging: Computed Tomography document led by Dr Leipsic.
Dr Cavalcante has published more than 95 peer-reviewed publications including and his passion for Multimodality Imaging and focus on Valve and Structural Heart Disease have provided opportunities for teaching at CT/CMR training workshops and lecturing nationally and internationally on those topics.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:45 PM MT