Javier A. Gomez Valencia, MD  


Cardiovascular Disease


Cardiology/Heart & Vascular

Faculty Rank:

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Cardio-Oncology Services, Director of Structural Cardiac Imaging

Board Certification:

Adult Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Comprehensive adult Echocardiography by the National Board of echocardiography (NBE), Nuclear Cardiology by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC), Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Medical Education:

Universidad del Valle, Colombia


John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County


John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Clinical Expertise:

Multimodality cardiac imaging, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, SPECT, PET and PYP imaging, 4D echocardiography and intraprocedural imaging as well as risk stratification, prevention, and management of patients at risk or who have developed cancer related or cancer therapy related cardiac dysfunction.

Research Interests:

Multimodality cardiac imaging, artificial intelligence, Cardio-oncology and social determinants of health. He has co-authored several publications and book chapters on the applications of different cardiac imaging modalities in clinical practice. He has a deep commitment to health equity for minorities and underserved populations with emphasis on improving access to healthcare and the impact of social determinants of health in clinical outcomes.