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Joseph J. Saporito, MD

         Interventional Cardiologist

Director of Christus St. Michael Cath Lab

Fellowship & Postgraduate Training

  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology: Pittsburg Heart Institute of Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburg, PA



  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburg, PA



  • Medical Degree: Universidad Central Del Este, Dominican Republic

  • Undergraduate: Wilkes College BA in Biology, Wilkes-Barre, PA



  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Internal Medicine


  • Interventional Cardiology including balloon angioplasty, percutaneous coronary intervention, balloon pump management, intracoronary ultrasonography, fractional flow reserve, peripheral intervention

  • Nuclear Cardiology including stress testing and viability evaluations

  • Invasive Cardiology including coronary angiography, left ventriculography, pulmonary artery catheterization, cardiac hemodynamic evaluations, and shunt evaluations

  • Echocardiography including transthoracic and transesophageal 

  • Heart failure management

  • Critical care cardiology

  • Management of cardiac rhythm disorders 

  • Management of cardiac devices including pacemakers and defibrillators

  • Evaluation and management of anticoagulation

  • Pre-operative risk stratification



Dr. Saporito grew up in Pennsylvania.  He is a devoted family man and lives in Texarkana with his lovely wife and three children.  He is an avid golfer.     ​

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