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Jose N. Nativi Nicolau, M.D.

  1. Transplant Cardiologist

Specialty Groups


  1. Jacksonville, Florida


  • Jose Nativi-Nicolau, M.D., is a cardiologist Board-Certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
  • Dr. Nativi-Nicolau's practice and research focus on cardiac amyloidosis, cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support, and heart transplantation.
  • He has published more than 60 original peer-reviewed papers. In addition, he collaborates with clinicians and researchers worldwide to promote early diagnosis and access to therapies for patients with advanced heart failure and amyloidosis.
  • Dr. Nativi-Nicolau also participates on committees to develop Scientific Statements for the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
  1. Coronary angiogram
  2. Heart biopsy
  3. Heart transplant
  4. Mechanical circulatory support device implantation
  5. Post-transplant long-term care
  6. Pre-transplant evaluation
  7. Right heart catheterization
  • Heart transplantation
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Complex cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac amyloidosis
  1. 2015
    MS - Clinical InvestigationUniversity of Utah
  2. 2012
    Fellowship - Advanced Heart FailureMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2011
    Fellowship - Cardiovascular DiseasesUniversity of Utah
  4. 2008
    Residency - Internal MedicineDrexel University College of Medicine
  5. 2006
    Internship - Internal MedicineDrexel University College of Medicine
  6. 2003
    Transitional InternshipDionisio Arrocha Hospital
  7. 2002
    Transitional InternshipMetropolitan Hospital
  8. 2001
    MDUniversity of Panama


  1. 2012
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2011
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Vice President’s Clinical & Translational Research Scholar ProgramUniversity of Utah
  2. 2013
    Outstanding Faculty Teaching AwardUniversity of Utah
  3. 2011
    Transplant Registry Early Career Award, “Post-Transplant Outcomes of Patients Requiring Biventricular Mechanical Bridge to Transplant,” International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual MeetingInternational Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  4. 2011
    Fellow of the Year, Cardiovascular Diseases FellowshipUniversity of Utah
  5. 2010
    Branislav Radovancevic Memorial- Best Mechanical Circulatory Support Abstract Award. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  6. 2008
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyDrexel University College of Medicine
  7. 2001
    Carlos Finlay, M.D. Award for the publication of the book "Introduction to the Scientific Research”University of Panama

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberATTR Education Planning Workgroup, American Heart Association
  3. 2015 - present
    Workforce LeaderStandards and Guidelines Committee, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Amyloidosis
  5. 2013 - present
    Founder and Cardiovascular DirectorAmyloidosis Program, University of Utah
  6. 2013 - present
    MemberPanamanian Society of Cardiology
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberHeart Failure Society of America
  8. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2008 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation