Mark S. Link, MD
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacemaker Laboratory
Director, Center for the Evaluation of Heart Disease in Athletes
Director, Adult Heart Station
Co-Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Center
800 Washington St., #197
Boston, MA 02111
Accepting New Patients
Education and Post Graduate Training:
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
Cardiology Fellowship: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
Heart disease in athletes
Ablations of supraventricular tachycardia, including atrial fibrillation
Heart disease in athletes
Ablations of supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation
Sudden cardiac death
Air pollution and arrhythmias
Appropriate indications for ICDs
Link MS, Wang PJ, Pandian NG, Udelson JE, Lee MY, Vecchiotti MA, Vanderbrink B, Mirra G, Bharati S, Maron BJ, Estes NAM. An Experimental Model of Sudden Death Due to Low Energy Chest Wall Impact (Commotio Cordis). The New England Journal of Medicine. 1998; 338: 1805-1811.
Corrado D, Leoni L, Link MS, Della Bella P, Fiorenzo Gaita F, Curnis A, Uriarte JS, Igidbashian D, Raviele A, Disertori M, Zanotto G, Verlato R, Vergara G, Delise P, Turrini P, Basso C, Naccarella F, Maddalena F, Estes NAM, Buja G, Thiene G. Implantable cardioverter–defibrillator therapy for prevention of sudden death in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia. Circulation. 2003; 108: 3084-3091.
Makati KJ, M.D, Fish AE, England HH, Tighiouart H, Estes NAM, MD, Link, MS. Equivalent Arrhythmic Risk in Patients Recently Diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy Compared to Those Diagnosed ≥ 9 Months. Heart Rhythm Journal; 2006; 3: 397-403.
Maron MS, Olivotto I, Zenovich AG, Udelson JE, Link MS, Pandian NG, Kuvin JT, Casey SA, Nistri S, Cecchi F, Maron BJ. Evidence that Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is a Disease Characterized by Predominantly Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction. Circulation. 2006;114:2232-2239.
Maron BJ, Spirito P, Shen WK, Haas TS, Formisano F, Link MS, Epstein AE, Almquist AK, Daubert JP, Lawrenz T, Boriani G, Estes NAM, Favale S, Piccininno M, Winters SL, Santini M, Arribas F, Sherrid MV, MD, Buja G, Semsarian C, Bruzzi P. Prevention of sudden cardiac death and selection of patients for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. JAMA, 2007;298(4):405-412.
Finalist-Young Investigator’s Award-Commotio Cordis, 47th Annual American College of Cardiology Sessions, 1998.
Charlton Research Award: Commotio Cordis: Sudden Death from Low Energy Chest Wall Impact, 1998.
Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1997-1998.
Oliver Smith Award-New England Medical Center, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine, 2002-2003.
Cited by Boston Magazine among Best Doctors in Boston as determined by peer evaluations by Best Doctors in America, 2006 and 2007
Heart Rhythm Society
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association