Our Cardiovascular Pathology Section has worked together with Cleveland Clinic’s internationally-renowned Cardiology and Cardiovascular programs for more than 30 years.

Our staff members are editorial board members and ad hoc reviewers for major cardiology and pathology journals, participate in numerous collaborative research projects in the field, and are involved with international and national professional organizations.

Special interests include genomic profiling of the failing human heart, assessment of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, and issues related to cardiac transplantation & developmental cardiac pathology.

The Cardiovascular Pathology Consultation Service offers a full range of services, including the diagnosis of cardiomyopathies, primary cardiac disease by light; immunofluorescence & transmission electron microscopy; heart transplant surveillance for cellular and antibody-mediated rejection; heart valve pathology; evaluation of cardiac conduction system, congenital cardiovascular malformations, implantable cardiovascular devices, acquired heart disease; and vascular pathology.

Cardiovascular pathology staff

E. Rene Rodriguez, MD
E. Rene Rodriguez, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Pathology