Roger Laham, MD

Roger Laham, MD

Cardiology Boston, MA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Office Address

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

Dr. Laham's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: Interventional, Vascular Medicine, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Cardiac Critical Care
  • 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

Dr. Laham's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate ProfessorHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
    Clinical Fellow (1992-1995); Instructor (1995-1999); Assistant Professor (1999-2002)
  • Co-DirectorBIDMC
    Boston, MA
    Assistant Director, Interventional Cardiology (1999); Director, Clinical Research, Angiogenesis Research Center (1999-2001); Director, Basic Angioplasty Research , Interventional Cardiology Section (2000-Present); Director, Cardiovascular Angiogenesis Research Center (2002-2008)
  • FacultyHarvard Stem Cell Institute
  • FacultyHarvard Clinical Research Institute
    Boston, MA
  • DirectorBIDMC, Harvard Medical School
  • Visiting ProfessorBalamand University
  • FacultyAmerican Medical Foundation

Dr. Laham's Education & Medical Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine
  • American University of BeirutAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineMedical School
  • American University of BeirutAmerican University of BeirutOther Training, B.S., With high distinction
  • College des Freres Sacre-CoeurCollege des Freres Sacre-CoeurOther Training, Baccalaureate

Dr. Laham's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1992 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInterventional Cardiology
  • Vascular MedicineVascular MedicineEndovascular, 2010, Current

Dr. Laham's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • America’s Leading Experts in Myocardial Ischemia2009
  • Patients’ Choice Award2008-2009
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Dr. Laham's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Patterns of coronary arterial lesion calcification by a novel, cross-sectional CT angiographic assessmentCerci 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 myocardiumLassaletta 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 syndromeRobich 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
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Angiogenesis and DMR

    Editors: Roger Laham and Donald Baim.Humana Press
  • Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular DiseaseChapter: Therapeutic angiogenesis in myocardial ischemiaPage 289 - 320
    Simons, M, Laham RJ
    Editors: Simons and Ware.Oxford University press
  • Handbook of myocardial Revascularization and AngiogenesisChapter: Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Protein for Coronary Artery DiseasePage 175 - 187
    Laham RJ, Simons M
    Editors: .Martin Dunitz Ltd
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  • Autologous Myotissue Transplantation in a Porcine Myocardial Infarction Model Results in Improved Function and Decreased Infarct SizeRosinberg 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 CellsShie 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 CellsWykrzykowska 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
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  • Medtronic, Corevalve Percutaenous valve ProgramFort Lauderdale, FL - 1/1/2012
  • Future of Cardiovascular care is hereLebanon - 1/1/2011
  • Left Atrial Exclusion1/1/2011
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Grant Support

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

Dr. Laham's Professional Memberships

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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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