Achievements & Acclamations
- Director, Postgraduate Cardiovascular Education
- Associate Director, Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
- Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida
- Clinical Professor of Cardiology
- Miller School of Medicine
- University of Miami
- The Dade County Medical Association Physician Yearly Award in 2013
Dr. Cesar Conde is a Peruvian born cardiologist, where he received his medical education at San Marcos University Medical School and graduated as a Valedictorian from the class of 1967. The Peruvian National Academy of Medicine honored him with the Jose Mariano Macedo Prize to acknowledge such accomplishment.
In 1968 he initiated his post graduate training in the United States and eventually completed his Cardiology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He remained in a full time academic position at the same institution until the middle of 1974.
He became Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1972 and Board certified in Cardiovascular diseases in 1974.
In July of 1974 he moved to the Dade County area and became a member of the Dade County Medical Association eversince.
Initially he worked as a Cardiologist at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was The Scientific Coordinator in a program that was dedicated to the identification and treatment of Survivors of Sudden Cardiac Death, a program that was NIH sponsored with the principal investigator being Dr. Robert Myerburg. The study on Sudden Cardiac Death was initiated in 1974 and continued until the mid 80's. The most important accomplishment was the implementation of the Rescue Squad units as we know today in Dade County, which has been recognized as one of the most prestigious in the United States.
He holds the titles of Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the National Council of Clinical Cardiology, Fellow of the American Heart Association, as well as Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
From 1986 to 1987 he was President of the American Heart Association of Greater Miami; during his tenure he expanded the implementation of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest rescue teams In Dade County with sponsorship of the American Heart Association and also expanded the learning and knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the Dade County community.
In 1999 he was honored and elected as a Member of the National Academy of Medicine in Peru; he is one of the few Peruvians that do not reside or practice in Peru that has received this nomination.
Pertaining to his academic activities he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, while in New York. Since his arrival to Miami, he went through the ranks at the University of Miami and currently he is a Voluntary Clinical Professor of Cardiology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine; his active teaching is provided to 4th year medical students on the subjects of Sudden Cardiac Death and Clinical Case Management of Difficult Cardiovascular Issues.
At the present time he is the Director of the Post Graduate Cardiology Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, Associate Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program at the same institution and a Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor at the Columbia University in New York City, an Ivy league institution that is affiliated with the Cardiology Teaching Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach.
He was a former Chief of Cardiology at Parkway Regional Medical Center and later at Cedars Medical Center, until he moved to his current position at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
As Director of the International Cardiology Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center he has lectured extensively in Latin America and other parts of the world.
He received the honor of being a Guest Professor at the Universidad de La Plata in Argentina, as well as an Honorary Professor at the Universidad de San Salvador, in Argentina.
He is an Honorary Member of International Cardiology Societies in Peru, Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Venezuela, San Salvador, Honduras, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.
He has more than 55 publications on the subjects of Sudden Cardiac Death, Pacemaker Treatment in Bradycardia/Tachycardia Syndrome, Hypertension, Internal Mammary Artery Utilization in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, and Cardiac Repair.
He has also written several book chapters in subjects of Sudden Cardiac Death, Coronary Artery Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Cardiac Repair.
He has been married for 45 years to Dr. Bibi Conde and he has three outstanding/successful children, three daughter-in-laws and six grandchildren(4boys and 2 girls).