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Ron Blankstein

Ron Blankstein MD, FACC, FASNC, FSCCT

Associate Professor, Medicine and Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Co-Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Training Program, Director, Cardiac Computed Tomography, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Blankstein is an Associate Physician in the departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Medicine and Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He is the Co-Director of the Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Training Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital -- the largest multi-disciplinary training programs in the country for advanced cardiovascular imaging.  

Dr. Blankstein completed his internal medicine and cardiology training at the University of Chicago. He subsequently completed an NIH funded advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at the Cardiac MR PET CT Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School. Dr. Blankstein has extensive expertise in multi-modality cardiovascular imaging (cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, SPECT, PET, and echocardiography) and a strong clinical interest in preventive cardiology. His clinical and research interests include optimal selection between imaging tests and comparative effectiveness of cardiovascular imaging. Dr. Blankstein has lectured on cardiovascular imaging in multiple national and international courses.

Dr. Blankstein has published over 90 articles and book chapters. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.