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- CardiologyAdult Congenital Heart Defects, Heart Failure
About Matthew Carazo, MD, FACC
Matthew Carazo, MD, is a cardiologist trained to care for adults with congenital heart disease. Dr. Carazo is acutely aware of the unique challenges faced by patients with congenital cardiac conditions and has dedicated his practice to this population. He is committed to serving top-quality, lifelong care. Dr. Carazo is part of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UC San Diego Health.
As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Carazo trains medical students, interns, residents, and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research interests include the development of outcome assessment tools within adult congenital heart disease.
Dr. Carazo completed training in adult congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension at the Harvard Medical School combined senior fellowship program at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He also served as chief fellow during his tenure. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at New York University in New York City. He continued at New York University for further clinical and research training in heart failure and advanced cardiac therapeutics. Dr. Carazo earned his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine.
He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
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For more information, see Cardiovascular Services.
- University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
- New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
- Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
- Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease
Conditions and Treatments
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease
- Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
- Pregnancy and Heart Disease
- Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Echocardiography in Complex Congenital Heart Disease