Dr. Renato Maria Santos MD Cardiologist

Dr. Renato Santos is a cardiologist in Winston Salem, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest University Health Service. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and one of 19 at Wake Forest University Health Service who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Hospital Affiliation

Wake Forest University Health Service

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993–1997

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Cost effectiveness of radial access for diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary intervention.
Applegate, R.,Sacrinty, M.,Schafer, P.,Smith, J.,Gandhi, S.,Kutcher, M.,Santos, R.,Cecile, A.,Little, W.

Transitioning to the radial artery as the preferred access site for cardiac catheterization: An academic medical center experience.
Turner, S., Sacrinty, M., Manogue, M., Little, W., Gandhi, S., Kutcher, M., Santos, R., Applegate, R.

Chronic kidney disease and dipstick proteinuria are risk factors for stent thrombosis in patients with myocardial infarction.
Lambert, N. D.,Sacrinty, M. T.,Ketch, T. R.,Turner, S. J.,Santos, R. M.,Daniel, K. R.,Applegate, R. J.,Kutcher, M. A.,Sane, D. C.


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