Head shot of Deepak Bhatt


Deepak L. Bhatt MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC, is Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also a Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Senior Investigator in the TIMI Study Group.

Dr. Bhatt received his medical doctorate from Cornell University. He completed a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in clinical effectiveness at Harvard University. His internship and residency in internal medicine were performed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and his cardiovascular training was completed at Cleveland Clinic. He also completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and cerebral and peripheral vascular intervention as well as serving as Chief Interventional Fellow at Cleveland Clinic, where he spent several years as an interventional cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine. He served for many years as Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship and as Associate Director of the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship. He also served as Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Coordinating Center. He was then recruited to be the Chief of Cardiology at VA Boston Healthcare System, where he served for several years. Dr. Bhatt was listed in Best Doctors in America from 2005 to 2014. He was selected by Brigham and Women’s Hospital as the 2014 Eugene Braunwald Scholar.

Dr. Bhatt’s research interests include acute coronary syndromes, preventive cardiology, and advanced techniques in cardiac, cerebral, and peripheral intervention. He has authored or co-authored over 700 publications and is listed as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher. He is the editor of Atherothrombosis in Clinical Practice, published by Oxford University Press, and Peripheral and Cerebrovascular Intervention, published by Springer. He was the international principal investigator (PI) for the CHARISMA and CRESCENDO trials and co-PI of the three CHAMPION trials. He served as chair of COGENT and helped lead STAMPEDE. He serves as co-chair of the REACH registry and chairs REDUCE-IT. He is co-PI of SAVOR-TIMI 53, SYMPLICITY HTN-3, and THEMIS. He is the current Chair of the AHA-GWTG Steering Committee. He is Senior Associate Editor for News and Clinical Trials for ACC.org. Dr. Bhatt has been a visiting lecturer at a number of prestigious institutions throughout the world. He has been interviewed extensively by news agencies on numerous topics. He is the Editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Invasive Cardiology, Chief Medical Editor of Cardiology Today’s Intervention for healthcare professionals, and Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Heart Letter for patients.