John Pacella, MD, MS


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John Pacella, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Dr. John Pacella received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering with a biomedical emphasis from Carnegie Mellon University in 1990. After earning a Master’s in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University in 1992, Dr. Pacella pursued a medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. He completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease (2004) and interventional cardiology (2006) at the University of Pittsburgh Cardiovascular Institute before he accepted his current position as an Assistant Professor in the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine.

Dr. Pacella is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, and the Society for Coronary Angiography and Intervention. He holds specialty certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine/Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He has been honored with many awards, such as the National Institute of Health K08 Career Development Award, the National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Award for Research, and the American Society of Echocardiography Young Investigator Award, amongst others.