Roger Laham, MD

Roger Laham, MD

Cardiology Boston, MA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Office Address

  • 330 Brookline Ave
    Boston, MA 02215
    Phone: (617) 632-9204
    Fax: (617) 975-5201

Roger Laham, MD

Cardiology Boston, MA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging
  • Clinical Interests: structural heart disease; Myogenesis; Heart Valve Prosthesis; TAVR; new device development; endovascular Interventions; Cardiac CT; myocardial support/ECMO/LVAD; Swine; Coronary Circulation; Stents; Myocardial Ischemia; Animal Disease Models; Coronary Vessels; Microcirculation; Physiologic Neovascularization; Vascular Medicine; Cardiac Critical Care

Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
  • American University of Beirut
  • College des Freres Sacre-Coeur

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1992 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInterventional Cardiology
  • Vascular MedicineEndovascular

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Boston MagazineCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Patterns of coronary arterial lesion calcification by a novel, cross-sectional CT angiographic assessment  Cerci R, Vavere AL, Miller JM, Yoneyama K, Rochitte CE, Dewey M, Niinuma H, Clouse ME, Laham R, Bush DE, Shapiro EP, Lardo AC, Cox C, Brinker J, Lima JA, Arbab-Zadeh A, Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 10/1/2013
  • Ethanol promotes arteriogenesis and restores perfusion to chronically ischemic myocardium  Lassaletta AD, Elmadhun NY, Liu Y, Feng J, Burgess TA, Karlson NW, Laham RJ, Sellke FW, Circulation, 9/10/2013
  • Resveratrol preserves myocardial function and perfusion in remote nonischemic myocardium in a swine model of metabolic syndrome  Robich MP, Chu LM, Burgess TA, Feng J, Han Y, Nezafat R, Leber MP, Laham RJ, Manning WJ, Sellke FW, J Am Coll Surg, 11/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters

  • Angiogenesis and DMR  

    Editors: Roger Laham and Donald Baim.Humana Press
  • Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular Disease Chapter: Therapeutic angiogenesis in myocardial ischemia Page 289 - 320
    Simons, M, Laham RJ
    Editors: Simons and Ware.Oxford University press
  • Handbook of myocardial Revascularization and Angiogenesis Chapter: Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Protein for Coronary Artery Disease Page 175 - 187
    Laham RJ, Simons M
    Editors: .Martin Dunitz Ltd


  • Autologous Myotissue Transplantation in a Porcine Myocardial Infarction Model Results in Improved Function and Decreased Infarct Size Rosinberg A, Voisine P, Wu G, Applebaum G, Yeon S, Lee Seung, Carrozza JP, Sellke FW, Laham RJ, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 1/1/2005
  • RTEF-1, A Novel Transcriptional Stimulator, Regulates FGF Receptor 1 Expression in Hypoxic Endothelial Cells Shie JL, Luo J, Laham RJ, Sellke F, Li J, Circulation, 1/1/2005
  • Myotissue Implants Into Myocardial Infarct Zone Decreases Infarct Size and Improves Left Ventricular Function in Infarct Scar with Increased Cardiac Stem Cells Wykrzykowska J, Lee S, Mieno S, Appelbaum E, Donnell-Fink L, Boodhwani M, Li J, Sellke F, Gibson CM, Carrozza JP, Laham RJ, Circulation, 1/1/2005


  • Medtronic, Corevalve Percutaenous valve Program Fort Lauderdale, FL - 1/1/2012
  • Future of Cardiovascular care is here Lebanon - 1/1/2011
  • Left Atrial Exclusion 1/1/2011


Grant Support

  • Exercise And PlaceboNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • Rfgf 2 In Subjects W/ Advanced Coronary Heart DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    2002 - 2002
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 In Coronary Artery DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    2002 - 2002
  • Biosense DMR Safety &Feasibility Investigational TrialNational Center For Research Resources
    2001 - 2002
  • Clinical Trials Of Local Percutaneous Delivery Of Bfgf In CADNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    2000 - 2002

Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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