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Vanessa Blumer, MD

Vanessa Blumer, MD


Fellow, Advances Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Dr. Vanessa Blumer is currently an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellow at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. She serves as FIT Editor for Journal of Cardiac Failure, social media (SoMe) Editor for Circulation, and is the FIT co-chair for the executive committee of the Women in Transplant and MCS group,  She received her Medical Degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela, completed Internal Medicine Residency and a Chief Resident year at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship as well as a 1-year Fellowship in Cardiovascular Research at Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). Her research interests primarily include clinical outcomes of acute and advanced heart failure patients, including those with cardiogenic shock and those requiring mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation, as well as health disparities and gaps in implementation in heart failure. She is also very interested in the intersection between heart failure and critical care, and exploring novel training pathways that consider the heart failure-cardiac critical care overlap.