Healthcare Professionals

Leslie T. Cooper, MD

Healthcare Professional
Chair
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases
Mayo Clinic
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D., is a general cardiologist and the chair of the Mayo Clinic Enterprise Department of Cardiovascular Medicine as well as chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Cooper’s clinical interests and research focus on clinical and translational studies of rare and undiagnosed cardiomyopathies, myocarditis, and inflammatory cardiac and vascular diseases such as giant cell myocarditis, cardiac sarcoidosis, eosinophilic myocarditis, and Takayasu’s arteritis.

Dr. Cooper is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Association, The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and the Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology.

He is also the founder and former president of the Myocarditis Foundation and continues to serve on their board of directors.

 

Representative Publications:

Elevated Sera sST 2 Is Associated With Heart Failure in Men<50 Years Old With Myocarditis 

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in Nonischemic Myocardial Inflammation: Expert Recommendations 

Parvovirus B19 in Dilated Cardiomyopathy: There Is More Than Meets the Eye

Management and outcomes of cardiac sarcoidosis: a 20-year experience in two tertiary care centres

 

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