Deeb N. Salem, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA
Dr. Deeb Salem has had a distinguished career as an academic cardiologist. He served as the Chief of Cardiology at Tufts Medical Center (then New England Medical Center) from 1987 to 1995. He was appointed as the Physician-in-Chief of Tufts Medical Center in 1999.
Dr. Salem was the founding President of the New England Affiliate of the American Heart Association. His academic accomplishments include over 170 scientific publications. He is a recognized national expert in coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and congestive heart failure. Dr. Salem has repeatedly been listed in Boston Magazine as one of "Boston's Best" physicians.
Administrative Assistant: Tracy Ryan
Michael Barza, MD, FACP
Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs
Dr. Michael Barza is the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Barza joined the factuly of Tufts Medical Center (then New England Medical Center) in 1972. He served as the Associate Chief of the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease as well as hospital epidemiologist.
Dr. Barza has over 200 peer-reviewed publications in infectious diseases. He has made great advances in the pharmacology of antibiotics in the eye. He has also made a major contribution to the Tufts University School of Medicine, where he has taught for over 25 years.
Administrative Assistant: Gail Doyle
Richard Karas, MD, PhD, FAHA Chief Scientific Officer
Vice-Chairman for Scientific Affairs
Aside from being Chief Scientific Officer of the Medical Center and Vice-Chairman for Scientific Affairs in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Karas is the Executive Director of the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Director of Preventive Cardiology Center and the Co-Director of the Women's Heart Center.
Dr. Karas' main areas of research, supported by NIH grats, are the effects of steroid sex hormones on vascular sell biology, mouse models of cardiovascular disease and the effects of lipid-lowering and hormone therapies on vasomotor function.
Administrative Assistant: David Ostrosky
Richard Kopelman, MD, FACP
Vice-Chairman for Education
Dr. Richard Kopelman is the Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine and the Louisa C. Endicott Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Kopleman was one of the first faculty members of the Division of General Medicine when it was created in the early 1980s. Since then he has been acting chief of the division on several occasions. His academic pursuits have been in the areas of hypertension and clinical problem solving. He also maintains an active practice in general medicine and is regularly listed as one of Boston's "Best Doctors".
Administrative Assistant: Anita Yu
John L. Ohman Jr., MD
James E. Udelson, MD
Director, Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory
Harry Selker, MD, MSPH
Chief, Clinical Care Research
John B. Wong, MD
Chief, Clinical Decision Making
Edward Saltzman, MD
Chief, Clinical Nutrition
Director, Adult Nutrition Support Services
Ronald Lechan, MD
Joel Weinstock, MD
Deborah Blazey-Martin, MD
Chief, Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
David Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Chief, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Disease
Andrew Evens, DO
Andrew S. Levey, MD
Nicholas Hill, MD
Chief, Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Timothy McAlindon, MD, MPH