Dr. Fontes completed his medical degree at Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. His internship and residency were completed at Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts. He then completed a heart failure fellowship and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease also at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Fontes is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and has advanced training in echocardiography. He also spent time on faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.