Dr. Thomas DiSalvo attended Harvard College and graduated with honors from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Following medical residency and chief residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and serving on faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, he completed fellowship training in cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. After ten years of clinical practice as an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard, he was recruited as medical director of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute and as associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt. In 2015, Dr. DiSalvo was recruited as professor of medicine and chief of the division of cardiology at MUSC. Throughout his career, he has been an active and busy clinical cardiologist committed to the highest standards of excellence. As an educator, although he has had the privilege of educating students and physicians in training and lecturing at many national and international cardiology meetings, Dr. DiSalvo enjoys educating patients and their families even more, both in the clinic and at the bedside.