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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Areas of Interest

General cardiology, interventional cardiology

Education and Training

MD: School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua – León, 2000; Community Health Clinic Director, MINSA: SILAIS, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua, 2000; Community Health Advisor, Management Science for Health, Nicaragua, 2001-2002; Internal Medicine Residency: School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua – León, 2002-2005; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua – León, 2005-2010; Intensive Care Unit Medical Director, Rosales Hospital, León, Nicaragua, 2005-2008; Internal Medicine Residency: Vidant Medical Center/East Carolina University, 2010-2013; Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Vidant Medical Center/East Carolina University, 2013-1206; Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Vidant Medical Center/East Carolina University, 2016-2017; Assistant Professor of Medicine, UNC, 2017-present.

Publications

Espinoza CA, Ali S, Lavanya A, Buch AN. Fat in the Coronary Arteries Isn’t Always a Villain. Int J Cardiovasc Dis Diagn. 2017;2(1): 020-021.

Noland S, Espinoza CA, Dvorak JD, Rose JD, Powell CS. Endovascular Repair of Iatrogenic Iliocaval Fistula Causing High-Output Cardiac Failure after Spine Fusion. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jun 21. pii: S0890-5096(16)30974-8

Espinoza CA, Mehra S, DeAntonio H. Double Trouble: Concurrent Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia. Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2016 Aug;69(8):779-80.

Mehra S, Movahed A, Espinoza C, Marcu CB. Horseshoe thrombus in a patient with mechanical prosthetic mitral valve: A case report and review of literature. World J Clin Cases. 2015 Sep 16;3(9):838-42.

  • Phone Number

    252-962-8202 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    Nash Heart Center

    2460 Curtis Ellis Drive

    Rocky Mount, NC 27804