Faculty Biography

Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart & Vascular Center
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt is Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart & 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’s research interests include acute coronary syndromes, preventive cardiology, and advanced techniques in cardiac, cerebral, and peripheral intervention. He has authored or co-authored more than 700 publications and is listed as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher. He was the editor of Atherothrombosis in Clinical Practice and Peripheral and Cerebrovascular Intervention. He was the international principal investigator for the CHARISMA and CRESCENDO trials and co-principal investigator 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-principal investigator of SAVOR-TIMI 53, SYMPLICITY HTN-3, and THEMIS.

Dr. Bhatt is the current Chair of the AHA-GWTG Steering Committee. He is a Trustee of the American College of Cardiology. He is Senior Associate Editor for News and Clinical Trials for ACC.org and 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.

Dr. Bhatt earned an MD degree from Cornell University. He also earned an MS degree in public health with a concentration in clinical effectiveness at Harvard University. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and cardiovascular training at the Cleveland Clinic. He also completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and cerebral and peripheral vascular intervention as well as serving as chief interventional fellow at the Cleveland Clinic, where he spent several years as an interventional cardiologist and an associate professor of medicine.