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Carmelo V. Venero, MD

Interventional Cardiology


Academic Appointment:

Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology



Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Contact Info

Primary Location

University Cardiology, PC
1940 Alcoa Highway, Suite E-310
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 544-2800
Fax: (865) 544-6812

Honors, Societies & Professional Organizations

  • Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
  • National Lipid Association
  • College of Cardiology, Fellow


Clinical Interests:

Complex coronary interventions; valvular heart disease – valvuloplasties, MitraClip; PFO and ASD closure; Watchman device implantation; stress test, echocardiography

Personal Interests:

Dr. Venero and his wife Sandra have three children, each of whom are very active in sports and the community. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his family and supporting his children through their school and athletic efforts. He is also quite a chef and enjoys grilling for his family and playing a Venezuelan four-string guitar called an el cuatro.

Education & Training

  • University of Carabobo School of Medicine, Valencia, Venezuela, 1995
  • Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1996
  • Hospital de Guacara, Guacara, Venezuela, 1996
  • Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2000
  • Preventive and Nuclear Cardiology Fellowship, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 2008
  • Cardiovascular Disease, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, 2011
  • Interventional Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

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