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Valeti, Uma, MD

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Specializations:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Imaging



Care Philosophy:

Dr. Valeti believes that patients approach their doctors with trust and respect and that this is a valuable relationship. He believes that all patients should have the best science available to them. He believes that the best science in combination with a commitment to clear clinical decision making, clinical judgment and communication is critical to deliver the most appropriate care.

Clinical Interests:

Cardiovascular MRI/CT, Angiography and Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Board Certification:

Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Medical School:

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Residency:

State University of New York College at Buffalo

Fellowship:

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular diseases and Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging)
SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (AHA Research Fellow, Cardiology)

Leadership Roles:

• Director, Cardiovascular Imaging, University of Minnesota Medical Center;
• Systemwide Director, Cardiovascular MRI/CT, UMPhysicians Heart at Fairview;
• Chair, SCMR Clinical Practice Committee;
• ACC Steering Committee, Board of Governors;
• SCCT, Annual meeting planning committee

Awards:

<strong>American Heart Association Post-doctoral Fellowship </strong>award. Project title: “Apoptosis, myocyte loss and left ventricular remodeling in viable chronically dysfunctional myocardium” 2000, SUNY Buffalo &nbsp;<br><strong>John C. Sable Award </strong>2000-2001. A research grant awarded to further the education of a young investigator in the field of Heart Diseases by the John C. Sable Memorial Heart Fund, Inc, Awarded for research on “Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Hibernating Myocardium” 2000, SUNY Buffalo <br><strong>Thomas Frawley Research Fellowship </strong>2000-2001, Awarded by the University at Buffalo for research on “Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Hibernating Myocardium”, &nbsp;2000, SUNY-Buffalo<br><strong>Raymond Dixon Physician of the Year Award </strong>presented for consistently exhibiting qualities and values admired by the employees of the St. Paul Heart Clinic, 2006 <br><strong>Certificate of Community Service </strong>presented by the Fire department of St. Paul and City of St. Paul for expert interventional care and compassionate care in patients with acute STEMIs, 2008