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Dr. Joao Cavalcante, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Cavalcante

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, UPMC

200 Lothrop St # S-571 Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Dr. Joao Cavalcante, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Federal University Of Ceara / Center Of Science in 2001 and specializes in cardiology.


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(412) 648-6598

Dr. Cavalcante accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Cigna
Devon Health
Flora Midwest (PPOM)
Flora Midwest (PPOM) EPO
Gateway Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Humana
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
One Health
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Tricare
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UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare EPO
UPMC Health Plan

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Dr. Cavalcante's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cavalcante treats Heart Disease more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Cavalcante treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cavalcante treats Vascular Disease more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Cavalcante treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cavalcante treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Cavalcante treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Cavalcante's conditions and procedures:

  • 3D Quantitative Echocardiography
  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Echocardiography
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a cardiologist, I believe in the ultimate innovative and compassionate patient care. One in which the patient is actively involved in the decision making process.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2012
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Henry Ford Hospital
Residency Hospital
2001
Federal University Of Ceara / Center Of Science
Medical School
2012
2010
2006
2001

Languages

  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cavalcante's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cavalcante

4.8

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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