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Duarte Cacela


Academic education:

1989 – Degree in Medicine from the Medical School of the University of LIsboa

Clinical Activity:

2002-2003 – Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, USA

1999-2001 – Cardiologist at Hemodynamics Laboratory (one day per week), H.S.F. Xavier, Lisbon

1999 – Fellowship in Diagnostic Hemodynamics, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, ​​Spain

1998 – Hospital Assistant of Cardiology, H.S. Marta, Lisboa

1998 – Degree of Specialist in Cardiology

1996-1997 – Fellowship in Echocardiography, Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

1992-1998 – Cardiology Internship, H. S. Marta, Lisbon

1992-1993 – Doctor of the Portuguese Navy (Militar Service Required)

1990-1991 – General Medical Internship, H. S. Maria, Lisbon

Scientific Societies / Scholarships / Prizes

2012 – Member of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)

2011 – Founding member of the VAP / APIV Group (percutaneous aortic valves)

2010 – Member of the APIC (Portuguese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention)

2003 – Interventional Cardiologist in the USA (accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – ACGME)

2002 – Member of the European Society of Cardiology

1999 – Member of the Portuguese College of Cardiology

1997 – Level III of the American Society of Echocardiography

1997 – Special Competence Exam of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASEeXAM)

1995 – Member of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology

1995 – United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) – Clinical Science

1995 – Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certificate (0-525-304-2)

1994 – United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) – Basic Science

Scientific Activity:

Author or co-author of more than 200 presentations at national and international medical meetings.

Author or co-author of more than 50 articles published in cardiology journals.

Principal investigator or co-investigator of multiple international trials including EXPORT, ENDEAVOR II, REALITY, SYNTAX and PARACHUTE, among others.