Salvatore Carbonaro

Salvatore Carbonaro, MD

Cardiology Staff Physician


Member of: Stamford Health Medical Group

About Me

Dr. Carbonaro is a compassionate physician who is committed to providing up-to-date cardiovascular care to his patients. He has been involved in numerous clinical research projects focusing on the use of cardiac computed tomography and has published many peer-reviewed articles.

He earned distinction as a Young Investigator Award Competition Finalist from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography in 2009, and has received the James J. Leonard Award for excellence in teaching internal medicine.

His clinical interests include the practice of both outpatient and inpatient general cardiology. He resides in Fairfield County with his wife and three children.


English and Italian

Special Interests

  • Coronary artery disease management
  • Valvular heart disease management
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention and cardiac imaging to include cardiac CT, coronary artery calcium measurement, echocardiography and nuclear cardiac imaging


  • Cardiovascular Disease


Medical School

New York Medical College


Walter Reed Army Medical Center


Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Published Work

Cheezum M, Carbonaro S, Jezior M, Villines, T. Lipomatous hypertrophy presenting as superior vena cava syndrome. Jour Card Comp Tomog 2014. 8(3): 250-251 . Carbonaro S. Clinical Perspectives Through Imaging Carotid Intima-Media Thickness; Chapter 10 (In) Atherosclerosis: Clinical Perspectives Through Imaging, 1st Ed. Springer; 2013. Taylor, A., Ed. Hulten E, Carbonaro S, Petrillo S, Mitchell J, Villines TC. Prognostic Value of Normal Cardiac CT Angiography: A Meta-Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 March 8;57(10):1237-47. Villines T, Carbonaro S, Hulten E. Calcium scoring and chest pain: Is it dead on arrival? Jour Card Comp Tomog. 2011 Jan-Feb;5(1):30-4. Hulten E, Gibbs B, Carbonaro S, Simpson D, Taylor AJ, Villines TC. Impact of Cardiac CT Angiography on Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Rates. Military Medicine, July 2010; Volume 175; Number 7: 529-533. Carbonaro S, Villines TC, Hausleiter J, Devine PJ, Gerber TC, Taylor AJ. An International, Multidisciplinary Update of the 2006 Appropriateness Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomography. Jour Card Comp Tomog 2009. 3(4): 224-232 . Hausleiter J, Meyer T, Hermann F. et al. Estimated Radiation Dose Associated With Cardiac CT Angiography. Jourl Am Med Assoc 2009;301(5):500-507. Associate Site Investigator.

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

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