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Dr. Deepak L.  Bhatt

Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH - Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs Professor, Harvard Medical School and principal investigator of the REDUCE-IT Study.2 Dr.


Deepak L. Bhatt is the executive director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and editor-in-chief of the Harvard Heart Letter. Dr. Bhatt specializes in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology. Dr. Bhatt received his medical degree from Cornell University and his Master in Public Health degree from Harvard University. He completed an internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bhatt completed fellowships in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cerebral and peripheral vascular intervention, as well as serving as Chief Interventional Fellow at Cleveland Clinic. He also served as Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Coordinating Center. Dr. Bhatt was then recruited to be the Chief of Cardiology at VA Boston Healthcare System and served in that role for several years. The author of over 750 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Bhatt is listed as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher. He is the editor of Cardiovascular Intervention: A Companion to Braunwald’ Heart Disease. Three projects he helped lead were listed in the 2014 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association top ten advances in heart disease and stroke research. He is currently a trustee of the American College of Cardiology. He was selected by Brigham and Women’s Hospital as the 2014 Eugene Braunwald Scholar.