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Sara Prata

Sara Prata

Cardiopulmonary Physiologist

Echocardiography Unit


Sara Prata is currently working as a Echocardiographer at department of Cardiology- University Hospital of Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal where she has been in this position since 2009. At present she is performing and reporting cardiac ultrasound tests (2D, M Mode, Doppler, Tissue Doppler, Strain and Strain Rate Imaging, Speckle tracking, 4D), and assisting the team in the performance of  echocardiography stress tests, transesophageal, and contrast echocardiography.  Additionally, she is a supervisor of the echocardiography traineeships of cardiopulmonary technicians from Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Saúde de Lisboa since 2013 and participates in the training of the medical students from the Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Santa Maria.

Sara Prata participates in several research projects at Department of Cardiology. She is certified by European Association of Echocardiography – European Society of Cardiology with the “Accreditation in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography “since 2011.

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