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VCU Pauley Heart Center

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Melissa C. Smallfield, MD
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology
View Dr. Smallfield's publications on PubMed.

Antonio Abbate, MDDr. Smallfield joined Pauley Heart Center in September 2012 as an assistant professor of Internal Medicine. In addition to her work at the MCV campus, she also plans to attend to patients at VCU's outreach clinics in Stony Point and Williamsburg.

Dr. Smallfield's clinical specialties include advanced heart failure, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support (LVADs) and pulmonary hypertension. She performs procedures including right heart catheterizations and heart biopsies.

A native of Newport News, Dr. Smallfield received her B.A. in East Asian Studies from the College of William and Mary and then attended Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she received an M.S. in Biomedical Sciences and her M.D. At the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine as well as her fellowships in Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and Pulmonary Vascular Disease. She is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology.




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