Dr. Claudia Lace de Almeida is a pediatric cardiologist in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at McMaster University. Her main interests are clinical cardiology, pediatric cardiac intervention and fetal intervention. Dr. Almeida also has a focus in medical education at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Dr. Claudia Lace de Almeida was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she obtained her MD. Following her Pediatrics Residency, she specialized in Pediatric Intensive Care and Pediatric Cardiology in Brazil. She then completed her pediatric cardiology training at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. As a sub-specialty she was also trained in Interventional Pediatric Cardiology at The Hospital for Sick Children. In 2008 she joined the McMaster Pediatric Cardiology team.