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Dr. Eduardo de Marchena is an internationally recognized cardiologist and a professor of medicine and surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He was named Associate Dean for International Medicine Institute in March 2008 and has served as the Director of Interventional Cardiology, Medical Director of the Medical Director UHealth Atherosclerosis Prevention and Treatment Center, and is currently the Chairman of the University of Miami Medical Group. During his tenure at the University, Dr. Eduardo de Marchena has spearheaded key programs for the Heart Transplantation and Interventional Cardiology unit, has served as Chief of the Division of Cardiology and was appointed Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine.
He completed his undergraduate studies and his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and his residency at its affiliate institution, Jackson Memorial Hospital. Following his residency, he served as Chief Medical Resident in internal medicine, and received a fellowship in the Division of Cardiology.
As Dean of International Medicine, he leads the International Medicine Institute’s UHealth International, the International Education and Training Division and the International Research Division. UHealth International delivers quality healthcare to patients from all over the world. Through the International Education and Training Division, the University educates and trains medical students and physicians from Latin America, the Caribbean and has under his direction, extended its programs to the global community. The Research Division partners with physicians, researchers and organizations to broaden the scope of research projects and clinical trials and is establishing new frontiers in the advancement of medical research and technology.
In addition to his clinical, academic and leadership roles, his research in interventional cardiology, coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and congestive heart failure has been widely published with over 200 publications and abstracts in journals including; New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, Progress in Cardiology, and Journal of Vascular Surgery. He is the co-editor of the “Secrets in Interventional Cardiology” textbook.
Dr. de Marchena has been widely recognized for his clinical accomplishments as a four time recipient of the Best Cardiology Attending award presented by the University of Miami Cardiology Fellows (1988-2000) and he received the Martin H. Stein Memorial Award for Superior Performance as a cardiology fellow.
Active in the local community, Dr. Eduardo de Marchena has been recognized by the Cuban Medical Society, the American Heart Association and the Iron Arrow Honor Society for his contributions to the medical field. Additionally, he has been acknowledged several times by the Best Doctors in America.
As a researcher, his work has resulted in several patents and patent applications in percutaneous cardiovascular devices. His commitment to education is evident in the numerous medical education presentations, symposia and conference in all areas of Cardiology throughout the United States and Latin America.