Francisco Flavio Costa Filho, MD, PhD

Francisco Flavio Costa Filho, MD, PhD
Francisco Flavio Costa Filho, MD, PhD

Instructor, Department of Medicine


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Internal Medicine, 269.337.6300
flavio.costafilho@med.wmich.edu

Biosketch

Francisco Costa Filho, MD, PhD, is a resident physician in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He graduated from medical school at the Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brazil. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at Universidade Federal do Ceara Hospital, then pursued cardiology training at the Institute Dante Pazzanese of Cardiology, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He completed his PhD in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the Univesity of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His clinical and research interests include internal medicine, cardiology, and epidemiology.

  • Education and Training

    • Residency 2025, Internal Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
    • PhD 2017, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, São Paulo University
    • Fellowship 2013, Cardiology, Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia
    • Residency 2010, Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Walter Cantidio
    • MD 2006, Universidade Federal do Ceará
  • Research

    • Internal Medicine
    • Epidemiology
    • Cardiology
  • Publications

    • de Freitas F.G.R., Hammond N., Li Y., de Azevedo L.C.P., Cavalcanti A.B., Taniguchi L., Gobatto A., Japiassú A.M., Bafi A.T., Mazza B.F., Noritomi D.T., Dal-Pizzol F., Bozza F., Salluh J.I.F., Westphal G.A., Soares M., de Assunção M.S.C., Lisboa T., Lobo S.M.A., Barbosa A.R., Ventura A.F., de Souza A.F., Silva A.F., Toledo A., Reis A., Cembranel A., Neto A.R., Gut A.L., Justo A.P.P., Santos A.P., de Albuquerque A.C.D., Scazufka A., Rodrigues A.B., Fernandino B.B., Silva B.G., Vidal B.S., Pinheiro B.V., Pinto B.V.C., Feijo C.A.R., Filho C.d.A., Nunes Bosso C.E.d.C., Moreira C.E.N., Ramos C.H.F., Tavares C., Arantes C., Grion C., Mendes C.L., Kmohan C., Piras C., Castro C.P.P., Lins C., Beraldo D., Fontes D., Boni D., Castiglioni D., Paisani D.d.M., Pedroso D.F.F., Mattos E.R., Sobrinho E.d.B., Troncoso E.M.V., Filho E.M.R., Nogueira E.E.F., Ferreira E.L., Pacheco E.S., Jodar E., Ferreira E.L.A., de Araujo F.F., Trevisol F.S., Amorim F.F., Giannini F.P., Santos F.P.M., Buarque F., Lima F.G., Alvares da Costa F.A., dos Anjos Sad F.C., Aranha F.G., Ganem F., Callil F., Costa Filho F.F., Campo Dall'Arto F.T., Moreno G., Friedman G., Moralez G.M., da Silva G.A., Costa G., Cavalcanti G.S., Cavalcanti G.S., Betônico G.N., Betônico G.N., Reis H., Araujo H.B.N., Hortiz H.A., Guimaraes H.P., Urbano H., Maia I., Filho I.L.S., Júnior J.F., Alvarez J.R., Passos J.T., da Rocha Paranhos J.E. Resuscitation fluid practices in Brazilian intensive care units: A secondary analysis of Fluid-TRIPS Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva. 2021;33(2):206-218.

    • Costa Filho F.F., Timerman A., Saraiva J.F.K., Magalhaes C.C., Pinto I.M.F., Oliveira G.B.F., Mattos A.C., Avezum A. Independent predictors of effective blood pressure control in patients with hypertension on drug treatment in Brazil Journal of Clinical Hypertension. 2018;20(1):125-132.

    • Avezum Á., Costa-Filho F.F., Pieri A., Martins S.O., Marin-Neto J.A. Stroke in Latin America: Burden of Disease and Opportunities for Prevention Global Heart. 2015;10(4):323-331.

    • Costa Filho F.F., Chaves Á.J., Ligabó L.T., dos Santos E.M., da Silva D.T., Puzzi M.A., Braga S.L., Abizaid A., Sousa A.G.M.R. Efficacy of patient selection for diagnostic coronary angiography in suspected coronary artery disease Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia. 2015;105(5):466-471.