Conrad Macon, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Conrad Jonathan Macon specializes in advanced heart failure and heart transplant. He is both a researcher and clinical care provider for cardiovascular disease. At the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Dr. Macon is part of the advanced heart failure team.

Dr. Macon earned his medical degree at the University of Miami in Florida. He also completed his residency there, was chief resident, and went on to received two fellowships, one in cardiology and one in advanced heart failure.

With transplant patients, Dr. Macon has a special interest in managing the body’s immune response to a transplanted organ. He also is a specialist in different non-ischemic cardiomyopathies, which are diseases of the heart muscle not caused by blockages of the coronary arteries, including hereditary cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, and peripartum cardiomyopathy. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and echocardiography, an imaging method to see the heart.

In his research, Dr. Macon is focusing on modern gene editing methods to make a possible “universal donor” for organ transplantation. After 12 years in Florida, Dr. Macon is a Miami Heat Basketball fan. A father of two, he enjoys playing with his kids, cooking and skiing.

Education

  • B.S., 2008, University of Virginia
  • M.D., 2012, University of Miami
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, 2015
    • Chief Resident in in Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, 2016
  • Fellowship:

    • Cardiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, 2019
    • Advanced Heart Failure, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, 2019
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2015
    • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiology, 2019
    • National Board of Echocardiography - 2019
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sat for boards) - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2020

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Cardiology

Areas of interest

  • Transplant immunology
  • Hereditary/familial cardiomyopathy
  • Myocarditis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Cardiorenal syndrome

Publications

Publications

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