Ricardo C. Cury, MD, FSCCT

Cardiac Imaging

President and CEO Section Chief, Cardiac Imaging

Dr. Ricardo Cury is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Radiology Associates of South Florida, a multi-specialty group of 67 physicians and the tenth largest private-practice Radiology group in the country. Dr. Cury is a non-invasive cardiovascular radiologist and is the Director of Cardiac Imaging at Baptist Hospital of Miami and Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute. He is a clinical associate professor of Florida International University. Dr. Cury was former Clinical Director of Cardiac MRI at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Cury is author of more than 100 original scientific publications in major Cardiology and Radiology journals and over 250 abstracts, book chapters, case reports or invited presentations. He has been principal investigator in 5 research grants. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular CT and also reviewer of several journals such asCirculation, JACC, and others. His research interests include application of Cardiac CT and MRI in patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department; application of stress perfusion CT and MRI; quantification of coronary artery stenosis and plaque with coronary CTA and in-vivo atherosclerotic plaque imaging with CT, MRI, IVUS and PET.

Dr. Cury has interpreted more than 10,000 Coronary CT angiograms and more than 5,000 Cardiac MRI scans. He has been director or co-director of several courses in Cardiac Imaging. He has been invited to speak about Cardiac CT and MRI nationally, throughout the United States, and internationally in Europe, Asia, Central and South America. He is a member of AHA, RSNA, SCMR, ACR, NASCI and a founding member of the Society of Cardiovascular CT. He currently serves in the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of SCCT.

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