Carmelo V. Venero, MD

Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist, Structural Cardiologist

4.8/5 (72 ratings) 12 comments

Love God, my family, and my work.

Carmelo Venero

About Me

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish

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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.

Clinical Focus:
Complex coronary interventions, valvular heart disease – valvuloplasties, MitraClip, PFO, ASD closure, Left atrial appendage closure (Watchman device implantation), stress test, echocardiography

Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Education & Credentials


University of Carabobo School of Medicine, Valencia, Venezuela, 1995


Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 1996


Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 2000


Preventive and Nuclear Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, 2008 Cardiovascular Disease, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, 2011 Interventional Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 2012 Advanced Structural Cardiology with Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, Birmingham, Alabama

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology) American Board of Clinical Lipidology American Board of Nuclear Cardiology National Board of Echocardiography

Organizations & Societies

American Society of Echocardiography Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions American Society of Nuclear Cardiology American College of Cardiology American College of Physician

Caring for my patients is my honor, and for this reason, I will always do my best.
— Carmelo V. Venero

Where I See Patients

University Cardiology

1940 Alcoa HighwayBuilding E, Suite 310Knoxville, TN 37920

Phone: 865-544-2800

Fax: 865-544-6812

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My Ratings & Reviews

overall experience

72 ratings

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12 Patient Reviews

It was all good.
April 11, 2024
Feel I am in excellent hands and any concerns are answered to my satisfaction.
March 1, 2024
Very good experience.
March 1, 2024
Excellent experience.
February 16, 2024
A very special thank you, gratitude and appreciation goes to Dr. [...], Dr. Venero and the ENTIRE STAFF of the heart failure team!
January 17, 2024
November 26, 2023
Very good experience
September 21, 2023
Have seen Dr. Venero for 10 yrs. He is a wonderful dr. & even better person. Always friendly, caring, informative & explains my care. Love him!
September 7, 2023
All good.
July 11, 2023
I am extremely pleased with the care I received from [...] the EKG technician and Dr. Venero, whom made adjustments to my blood pressure medications that appear to be working real well. My arms don't bruise so easily as before.
July 11, 2023
Dr. Venero is a very good doctor and I will recommend him to anyone that needs a heart doctor.
July 10, 2023
June 29, 2023