Akshay Desai - Physician - Physician

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH

Brigham Cardiology Associates
75 Francis St Boston, Massachusetts, 02115

More About Akshay Desai

Dr. Akshay Suvas Desai is a cardiovascular medicine specialist and the director of the Heart Failure Disease Management Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). In addition, he is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Dr. Desai received his medical degree from HMS. He completed an internal medicine residency, as well as fellowships in cardiovascular medicine, vascular medicine and advanced heart disease at BWH. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

His clinical interests include advanced heart failure, congenital heart disease and cardiac transplantation. The author of over 40 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Desai’s research focuses on improving care and outcomes for heart failure patients, as well as strategies to reduce heart failure readmissions. His research has received support from the American College of Cardiology and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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