Dr. Breno S Pessanha MD Cardiologist

Dr. Breno Pessanha is a cardiologist in South Bend, Indiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Elkhart General Healthcare System and Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital. He received his medical degree from Fluminense Federal University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Pessanha accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Elkhart General Healthcare System and one of 9 at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Non-Invasive Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Aortic Valve, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Aortic Valve Stenosis, Coronary Artery Disease

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2001

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999

George Washington University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2001 - 2005

Fluminense Federal University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Infectious endocarditis due to Corynebacterium xerosis.
Pessanha, B., Farb, A., Lwin, T., Lloyd, B., Virmani, R.

Chloroquine and cardiac arrhythmia: case report.
Siqueira-Batista, R., Ramos JĂșnior, A. N., Pessanha, B. S., Sforza-de-Almeida, M. P., Potsch, D. F.

Characterization of intimal changes in coronary artery specimens with MR microscopy.
Pessanha, B. S., Potter, K., Kolodgie, F. D., Farb, A., Kutys, R., Mont, E. K., Burke, A. P., O'leary, T. J., Virmani, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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