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Cardiac Sarcoidosis and Inflammatory Heart Disease Program

The Cardiac Sarcoidosis and Inflammatory Heart Disease Program is composed of a multidisciplinary team of physicians and researchers working together to fulfill a two-fold mission:

  1. To provide comprehensive care to patients and families with cardiac sarcoidosis and inflammatory heart disease
  2. To use cutting-edge research to make new discoveries and transform the care of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis and inflammatory heart disease

What services does the Brigham offer?

The Program provides personalized care to patients with cardiac sarcoidosis and inflammatory heart disease. Our team members provide recommendations directly to patients after their cases are discussed at regular conferences with specialists from a variety of areas, including The Lung Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Patients have access to a wide array of services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital if their care/condition requires, including:

Cardiovascular Team Members

Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Medical Director, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program

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Sanjay Divakaran, MD

Sanjay Divakaran, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

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Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD

Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Executive Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Program

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Ron Blankstein, MD

Ron Blankstein, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Associate Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Program

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William H. Sauer, MD

William H. Sauer, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Section Head, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

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Michael M. Givertz, MD

Michael M. Givertz, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Medical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support

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Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS

Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship

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Neal K. Lakdawala, MD

Neal K. Lakdawala, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant/VAD Fellowship

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Garrick C. Stewart, MD

Garrick C. Stewart, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

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Appointments and Locations

Shapiro Cardiovascular Center
Heart & Vascular Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
70 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

Please call (857) 307-4000 or email Dr. Sanjay Divakaran if you would like more information about the Cardiac Sarcoidosis and Inflammatory Heart Disease Program, or would like to schedule an appointment.

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