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Matthew Schumaecker, MD, MIT, MBA, FACC

Matthew Schumaecker, MD, MIT, MBA, FACC

7478 Mount Chestnut Rd
Roanoke, Virginia 21018

Phone(540) 494-2411


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Dr. Schumaecker, MD, FACC, FASNC is a Board-Certified Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. He has over 15 years of experience in clinical practice and teaching. An experienced public speaker, he is known for being able to explain complex medical concepts in a simple and highly articulate manner. He has won several teaching awards for this over his career. He holds five medical board certifications including Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Computed Tomography and Clinical Informatics. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He has served on committees for both of these professional societies.


Dr. Schumaecker provides medical-legal consulting and expert witness services in the fields of diagnostic and clinical cardiology. His areas of cardiovascular expertise include:

Nuclear cardiology
Stress testing
Cardiac CT
Coronary artery disease
Hospital and critical care of the cardiac patient
Preoperative cardiac assessment
Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
Cardiac rhythm problems including atrial fibrillation
Sudden cardiac death
Congestive heart failure
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Anticoagulation (''blood thinners")
Life expectancy with heart disease

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiac Arrest, Clinical Informatics, Cardiac CT, Cardiac Computed Tomography, Non-invasive Cardiology, Operative Risk, Stress Test, Surgical Clearance, Anticoagulation (Blood Thinners), Clinical Informatics, Information Technology.


Board Certifications

Council for the Certification of Cardio Imaging (Nuc Cardio)
American Board of Preventive Medicine (Clinical Informatics)
National Board of Echocardiography
American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)


American College of Cardiology, Fellow
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Fellow


Medical School
McGill University

University of Pittsburgh

New York Presbyterian - Cornell

New York Presbyterian - Cornell

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