Susana Gonçalves

Susana Gonçalves

Cardiopulmonary Physiologist

Echocardiography Lab

ICH-GCP certification

Susana Gonçalves is currently working as a Senior Echocardiographer at department of Cardiology- University Hospital of Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal where she has been in this position since 2001. At present she is performing and reporting cardiac ultrasound tests (2D, M Mode, Doppler, Tissue Doppler, Strain and Strain Rate Imaging, Speckle tracking, 4D), and assisting the team in the performance of  echocardiography stress tests, transesophageal, and contrast echocardiography.  Additionally, she is a supervisor of the echocardiography traineeships of cardiopulmonary technicians from Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Saúde de Lisboa since 2002 and participates in the training of the medical students from the Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Santa Maria.

Susana Gonçalves participated in several research projects at Department of Cardiology where she is also responsible for the coordination, monitoring and quality control of the cardiopulmonary technicians research work since 2008. She is certified by European Association of Echocardiography – European Society of Cardiology with the “Accreditation in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography “since 2009.