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Dr Matthew A. Cavender, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor and the
Director of the Cardiology Clinical Outcomes Group and Co-Director of
Cardiovascular Clinical Trials at the University of North Carolina in
Chapel Hill, NC.
He is clinically active as an interventional cardiologist and specializes in transcatheter therapies for patients with advanced coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and valvular heart disease. He has extensive experience in clinical research studying the clinical effectiveness of clinical interventions, devices, and pharmacotherapies. His research efforts are focused on the effectiveness of existing treatment strategies and therapies for patients with cardiovascular disease, the impact of diabetes on cardiovascular events among patients with coronary artery disease, and pharmacologic and interventional strategies to improve outcomes in patients with diabetes and atherosclerosis.
Dr Cavender is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of several medical societies and organizations, including the American Heart Association Council of Clinical Cardiology, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.