Heart Diseases

There are many different types of heart diseases. The most common type is coronary artery disease, or the narrowing of the coronary arteries. This important vessel carries blood to the heart.

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Clinical Nutrition

The Division of Clinical Nutrition at Tufts Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient nutritional services.
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Finest cardiovascular care

Our CardioVascular Center provides highly personalized care for a wide range of cardiovascular conditions. Learn how we formulate a treatment for your specific needs.
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Doctors + Care Team

Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH

Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Cardiology, heart failure, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support

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Charles D.  Resor, MD, MSc

Charles D. Resor, MD, MSc

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab; Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): CardioVascular Center, Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Interventional cardiology, structural heart disease and intervention, aortic stenosis, TAVR trans aortic valve replacement, MitraClip, mechanical circulatory support

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Frederick  Y. Chen, MD, PhD

Frederick Y. Chen, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Cardiac Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5590
Fax #: 617-636-6410

Surgical treatment of acquired heart disease, surgical repair of valvular heart disease, minimally invasive surgery, arrhythmia surgery, heart transplantation, circulatory assist devices, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)

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Joel B. Mason, MD

Joel B. Mason, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Professor, Tufts University Schools of Medicine and Friedman School of Nutritional Science and Policy; Senior Scientist and Director, Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480

Malabsorption and unintentional weight loss, Inflammatory bowel disease, nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal disease, home nutritional therapy, enteral and parenteral nutrition

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Nicole M Orr, MD, FACC

Nicole M Orr, MD, FACC

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone:
Fax #:

Geriatric cardiology, echocardiography

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Sameer K.  Chinoy, MD

Sameer K. Chinoy, MD

LGBTQ Health

Title(s): Primary Care Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5400
Fax #: 617-636-1384

Adult Primary Care

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