Jeanne DeCara, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Jeanne DeCara, MD

Professor of Medicine Director, Cardio-Oncology Program

Jeanne DeCara, MD, is a general cardiologist who treats patients with a variety of heart problems, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart valve problems, abnormal stress tests, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. 

She has a particular interest in diagnosing and treating heart disorders among patients who have received — or are about to receive — chemotherapy, with potential cardiac side effects, and/or who have had chest radiation therapy as part of their cancer treatment. Dr. DeCara's research focuses on the application of noninvasive imaging techniques for the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with clinical and subclinical heart disease.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American College of Cardiology

Practicing Since

  • 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • The Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Boston Medical Center

Fellowship

  • Boston Medical Center

News & Research

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