Structural Heart Disease

Structural heart disease is any abnormality, or defect, in a wall or chamber of the heart or the heart valves.

Programs + Services


Valvular and Structural Heart Health Center

The Valvular and Structural Heart Health Center offers the latest, most advanced, and minimally invasive treatments for valvular and structural heart conditions.
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Doctors + Care Team

Carey D. Kimmelstiel, MD

Carey D. Kimmelstiel, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Interventional Cardiology Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Interventional cardiology

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Alison Massed, NP

Alison Massed, NP

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): CardioVascular Center, Structural Heart
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4259
Fax #: 617-636-7667

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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Ayan R. Patel, MD

Ayan R. Patel, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory; Director, Cardiac Amyloidosis Program; Director, Women's Heart Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Echocardiography, heart failure, women's heart disease, cardiac amyloidosis

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Amanda Weathers, NP

Amanda Weathers, NP

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): CardioVascular Center, Structural Heart
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4259
Fax #: 617-636-7667

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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Research + Clinical Trials


Assessment of Invasive Hemodynamics in patients undergoing structural heart procedures

Using conductance catheters the study will assess the change in invasively determined cardiac mechanics prior to and following structural heart procedures
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