MD, MPH, University of North Carolina,
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.