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Bernardo Lombo, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine); Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Associate Director Echocardiography , Cardiovascular Medicine

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Bernardo Lombo, MD

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Bernardo Lombo, M.D. is a Clinician in Cardiology and faculty member of the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Lombo is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Echocardiography. He is part of the team that created the Yale Cardiovascular Global Health Initiative. They have developed clinical collaborations and research projects in Colombia, Rwanda, Argentina, Russia, Indonesia, and the Dominican Republic. His work also focuses on the use of portable echocardiography technology, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and the development of online platforms that provide free access to educational materials for the medical community.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University (2015)
  • Resident
    Hospital of Saint Raphael/Yale University (2012)
  • MD
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia (2007)


  • Cardiac Imaging in Chagas Disease
    Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina 2019
    Chagas Disease Symposium

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Global Health Education Innovation AwardYale School of Medicine (YSM)2020
Award for Outstanding Efforts in Research2012
Medical Staff President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Performance and Scholastic AchievementHospital of Saint Raphael2012
Best Internal Medicine Resident (PGY-1)Hospital of Saint Raphael2010

Professional Service

Intec University The purpose of this visit was to assess the current practice patterns for hypertension management in the primary care clinics of the rural communities of Peravia in the Dominican Republic.2018 - Present
North Western State Medical University I.I MechnikovDr. Lombo was part of a delegation of physicians who visited Saint Petersburg, Russia, where they provided free, highly specialized cardiac consultation and evaluation of complex cardiovascular cases, prior to cardiovascular surgical interventions by Dr. Mike Dewar.2017 - Present
Udayana University The purpose of the visit was to assess the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Denpasar and Karangasem, using portable echocardiography technology, as part of a clinical collaboration between Yale University and Udayana University Medical Schools.2017 - Present
Fundación Santa Fe de Bogota Dr. Lombo was part of a delegation of physicians who visited a vulnerable community in Madrid, Colombia, where they provided free, highly specialized cardiac consultation, working in collaboration with local hospitals and physicians.2015 - Present

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