Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond (United States of America)
Dr. Abbate received his Medical Degree from the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy. He then completed his clinical training in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy, and also earned a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Cardiology PhD Program. He then relocated to Richmond, Virginia, USA, and completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University and joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2007 and holds now the endowed Roberts Professorship in Cardiology. Dr. Abbate is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of American Heart Association, and Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. Dr Abbate’s research focuses on the role of inflammation in cardiac diseases. Dr. Abbate attends the coronary intensive care unit, general cardiology and cardio-oncology services, and Medical Director of the Clinical Research Unit.