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Deepak L. Bhatt
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, has been appointed first executive director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs, effective Dec. 1.
An accomplished leader, physician and researcher, Bhatt currently serves as chief of Cardiology at the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the Integrated Interventional Cardiovascular Program at BWH and the VA Boston Healthcare System. He is a senior physician at BWH and senior investigator in the TIMI Study Group. His research interests include preventive cardiology, optimal management of patients with acute coronary syndromes and advanced techniques in cardiac, cerebral and peripheral intervention. He has authored or co-authored more than 600 publications.
As executive director, Bhatt will report to the BWH Heart and Vascular Center leadership team and to the chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. He will serve as principal director for the core and interdisciplinary programs within the BWH Heart and Vascular Center, and appoint and oversee a clinical operations leader of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, among other responsibilities.
Bhatt received his BS in Life Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MD from Cornell University and MPH from Harvard University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as interventional cardiology and cerebral and peripheral vascular intervention fellowships at Cleveland Clinic.