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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiac Imaging

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

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

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
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

Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit, MI

Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit, MI

Advanced Cardiac Imaging Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, OH

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November 08, 2016

Always an excellent experience with the doctors and staff.

October 25, 2016

All involved with my care and very kind and understanding. I have emailed several questions over the past few months and always have gotten a quick, informative response thru the MYUPMC site. Dr. Calvacante takes time to explain and is very thorough and makes me and my wife very comfortable.

October 04, 2016

consistent care very good

June 28, 2016

sDr. Cavalcante shows great concern for my situation, and is anxious to get me into the trial going on in Boston. I've felt I have been declining recently, but Dr. Cavalconte made me feel confident that we'll take care of this. I felt much better after my appointment

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.