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Doctor

João L. Cavalcante, MD

SPECIALTY:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Cardiology
Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiac Imaging

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian


Language Spoken:
French
Portuguese
Spanish


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
48 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite 5B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-6000
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

EDUCATION:

MD, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil

Residency:
Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit, MI


Fellowships:
Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit, MI

Advanced Cardiac Imaging Program,
Cleveland, OH



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Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

May 31, 2016

Dr Cavalcante and his staff were wonderful. such attentive listeners, caring, and knowledgable. I am thrilled to have him as my new cardiologist.

May 17, 2016

I had an outstanding visit with the physician, his staff and receptionists. After a disappointing first exam/cath with a specialist in my area it was refreshing to deal with someone that informed me of situation and generally seemed to care. Also had a plan of action going forward and didn't leave me clueless and wondering.

April 26, 2016

Caring and explained health issues and concerns

March 11, 2016

We can not express the gratitude and thankfulness for the excellent care I received with Dr.Cavalcante and his staff. They went above and beyond our expectations . Dr. Cavalcante and his nurse Lori gave us hope when we barely had any , they are truly special people.

February 23, 2016

Everyone that took care of me provided excellent service and my doctors were outstanding.

February 09, 2016

Dr Cavalcante and Chris explained every point concerning the consequences of the test findings, and demonstrated concern for my well-being and resolution of my problem.

February 02, 2016

Dr. Cavalcante was courteous, professional, and very personable. He made me feel very reassured that I was in good hands.

January 26, 2016

Very professional and compassionate.

January 26, 2016

That's good

October 20, 2015

I am very happy with Dr. Calacante. He is the first Cardiologist that actually listened to me. By listening to me he was able to pinpoint the problem. I have felt so much better because of him.



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