Italo Linfante, MD
A neurointerventionalist, Dr. Linfante practices within the Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Before joining Radiology Associates of South Florida, Dr. Linfante served as an associate professor in neurology and radiology in the University of Massachusetts’ Section of Neuroendovascular Surgery/Interventional Neuroradiology.
He has participated in several clinical trials of drugs and technologies related to stroke and other cerebrovascular conditions and has lectured widely on related topics. Dr. Linfante also serves on the editorial board of Stroke and has been a guest editor for several other peer-reviewed medical journals.
A native of Italy, Dr. Linfante earned his medical degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” where he also served a residency in neurology. He completed residencies in internal medicine at George Washington University Medical Center and in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He served fellowships in neuroradiology/neuroimaging at the Neuro-Imaging Branch of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland; in cerebrovascular diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School’s Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases; and in neuroendovascular surgery/interventional neuroradiology at Harvard and at the University of Miami in Florida.
MD with Honors University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy 1987
Residency in Neurology University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy 1987-1990
Residency in Neurology Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas 1995-98
Neuro-Radiology/Neuro-Imaging Fellowship Neuro-Imaging Branch/National Institutes of Health, NINDS Bethesda, Maryland 1990-1994
Clinical Fellowship in Cerebrovascular Diseases Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Neurology Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts 1998-00
Clinical Fellowship in Neuro-Endovascular Surgery/Interventional Neuro-Radiology Dept of Radiology, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts 2002-03
Clinical Fellowship in Neuro-Endovascular Surgery/Interventional Neuro-Radiology Dept of Radiology, University of Miami Miami, FL 2003-04