Carsten Schmalfuss is an associate clinical professor and received his MD from the University of Essen, Germany in 1991. He completed a 2-year residency in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and a year of Cardiology fellowship before coming to the United States in 1995. Here he completed his internship, residency and fellowship in Cardiology at Shands at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Following this he became a full time Staff Cardiologist at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida in 2002. At the same time he joined the Faculty of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UF, where he is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine. He was appointed Chief, Section of Cardiology at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in September 2011.
His field of interest is noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, particularly the use of CT and MRI. He is also involved in several pilot projects using Telemedicine in outpatient cardiac care of veterans and the evaluation of new medical treatment options for coronary artery disease and heart failure. Dr. Schmalfuss is a scientific member of the VA Central IRB.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Society of Cardiac MR and the Society of Cardiac CT.
Top areas of exploration
- Heart Failure , 4 publications
- Triiodobenzoic Acids , 2 publications
- Coronary Artery Disease , 2 publications
- Vincristine , 1 publications
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