Dr. Augustine E. Agocha MD Cardiologist

Dr. Augustine Agocha is a cardiologist in Tampa, Florida and is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 35 doctors at St. Joseph's Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

St. Joseph's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991–1993

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993–1997

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Hypoxia regulates basal and induced DNA synthesis and collagen type I production in human cardiac fibroblasts: effects of transforming growth factor-beta1, thyroid hormone, angiotensin II and basic fibroblast growth factor.
Agocha, A., Lee, H. W., Eghbali-Webb, M.

A simple method for preparation of cultured cardiac fibroblasts from adult human ventricular tissue.
Agocha, A. E., Eghbali-Webb, M.

Characterization of adult human heart fibroblasts in culture: a comparative study of growth, proliferation and collagen production in human and rabbit cardiac fibroblasts and their response to transforming growth factor-beta1.
Agocha, A., Sigel, A. V., Eghbali-Webb, M.


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