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Joao A C Lima, MD

Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Professor of Medicine
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Professor of Medicine and Radiology
  • Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Centers & Institutes

  • Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Service


Cardiology, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Cardiovascular Disease, CT Angiography, Echocardiography, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Research Interests

Cardiac CT; Cardiac MR; Myocardial Viability; Subclinical Atherosclerosis; Left Ventricular Modeling - Heart Failure


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French

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    • Faculdade Ciencas Medicas Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte) (1977)


    • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1988)
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    Meet our Experts - Dr. Joao Lima

    Dr. Lima is a cardiologist whose clinical practice focuses on the use of cardiac imaging, such as echocardiography, CT scans and MRI, to access a patients risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure.

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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-1284
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
    Fax: 410-614-8222
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    • Medicine - Cardiology

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