Hiram Bezerra, MD, PhD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor, Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Medicine-Cardiovascular Medicine
11100 Euclid Ave
Optical Coherence Tomography, Cardiac CT, Computed Tomography (CT), Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac MRI
Education & Training
Medical / Professional School(s):
1995, Escola Superior de Ciencias da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Vitoria
1996, Internal Medicine - Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa
1999, Cardiovascular Disease - Instituto do Coracao - HCFMUSP
2002, Cardiovascular Disease - Universidad de Sao Paulo Faculdade de Med
2007, Cardiovascular Disease - Universidad de Sao Paulo Faculdade de Med
2008, Cardiovascular Disease - Massachusetts General Hospital
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As of December 31, 2016, Hiram Bezerra, MD, PhD disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:
Orbusneich - Consulting payments
Abbott Laboratories - Honoraria
ABIOMED, Inc. - Honoraria
Cardiovascular System - Honoraria
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation - Honoraria
Medtronic, Inc. - Honoraria
Saint Jude Medical - Honoraria