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João L. Cavalcante, MD


Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiac Imaging

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
35 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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


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


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

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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.

September 29, 2015

Showed concern, took into account my emotions, beliefs, etc to adjust his approach to work best with me as a person, staff and office very attentive;

July 28, 2015

Dr Cavalcante is ALWAYS very concerned for my well being and shows both compassion and intelligence.

June 30, 2015

first visit. highly impressed with everyone from first receptionist to doctor and nurse to last receptionist

June 02, 2015

excellent patient rapport

January 20, 2015

Good experience

January 20, 2015

Very professional personal. Great doctor. Thank you.

January 13, 2015

I am a new patient to Dr Cavalconte; I have only seen him once in the office and once in a testing environment. I literally had my tests 2 days ago and the results are not available yet. I am confident the Doctor or his staff will call with the results. Although I am in the early stages in my professional relationship with Dr Cavalconte, so far I am impressed. I am an extremely complicated case and Dr Cavalconte is undaunted by the complexity of my case. He has demonstrated determination and enthusiasm to diagnose and provide me appropriate treatment.

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