Veronica McCloskey, M.D.
- Board Certifications• Board Certified in Cardiology
• Board Certified in Echocardiography
• Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology
- Practicing Since1987
Dr. Veronica McCloskey is a general cardiologist who has a special interest in echocardiography and valvular heart disease. Prior to joining MD Associates she worked as Assistant Professor of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. She also was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Dr. McCloskey is a general cardiologist but also specializes in the area of echocardiography, including stress echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography. Her special interests include 3D echo and valvular heart disease.
Dr. McCloskey received her B.A. in Natural Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University. She then received her M.D. from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. Dr. McCloskey served as a cardiology fellow at the University of Maryland Medical System where she also served as an assistant instructor in Medicine. Finally, she obtained advanced echocardiography training at Northwestern University. She is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.
Dr. McCloskey believes one of the most important qualities of a good physician is being a good listener to their patients. Patients need to feel their concerns are being considered and addressed. Explaining to her patients with utmost care what their diagnosis and plan of care is, in a way that patients can understand is one of her priorities. Dr. McCloskey is also fluent in Spanish.
She is married with two children and enjoys music, dancing, and traveling with her family.