Marcelo Gomes, MD

216.444.4420

Marcelo Gomes, MD
Department: Vascular Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code J3-5
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.4420
DeskDesk:216.445.5710
WorkFax:216.636.6955
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Marcelo P. Villa-Forte Gomes, MD, in an Associate Staff Member in the Section of Vascular Medicine, the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2003. He is board-certified in internal medicine and vascular medicine. His specialty interests include deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, hypercoagulable states, thrombophilia, peripheral arterial disease and anticoagulant therapy.

A native of Brazil, Dr. Gomes received his medical degree from the Rio de Janeiro State University. He completed residencies in internal medicine both in Rio de Janeiro and at Cleveland Clinic. Next, he completed a fellowship in vascular medicine and advanced fellowship in clinical thrombosis.

Dr. Gomes has a wide range of research and treatment interests, including blood clotting disorders, carotid artery disease, claudication, deep venous thrombosis, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, hypercoagulable states, peripheral arterial disease, peripheral vascular disease, pulmonary embolism and thrombophilia.

Dr. Gomes is a Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine, as well as member of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, American Heart Association, American College of Physicians, and Brazilian Society of Cardiology. He has been a speaker at medical conferences and symposia both in Brazil and the United States. His research articles have been published in major scientific journals and he has contributed chapters for textbooks.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2002
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1999
Residency - Rio de Janeiro State University
Internal Medicine
Brazil
1996
Medical School - Rio de Janeiro State University
Brazil
1992

Certifications

  • American Board of Vascular Medicine

Specialty Interests

Adverse effects anticoagulants, blood clots, hypercoagulable states, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, general vascular medicine, peripheral artery disease

Memberships

  • Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM)
  • International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia (SBC, Brazilian Society of Cardiology)

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/19/2014, Dr. Gomes has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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  • English
  • Portuguese
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