Eric M. Isselbacher, MD, is a graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by fellowships in cardiovascular disease and echocardiography at Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in 1996 as a staff member of the Cardiology Division and the Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory. Currently he is associate director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, co-director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Thoracic Aortic Center, director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab and medical director of Cardiac Unit Associates, which is the academic group practice for non-invasive cardiology. He is also an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Isselbacher’s teaching contributions include serving as preceptor of the Cardiology Division Fellows’ Morning Report, serving as the attending physician on the Paul Dudley White Cardiology Consult Service and the Cardiac Step-Down Unit, weekly teaching in the echocardiography fellowship, and lectures each year in a variety of Harvard Medical School’s continuing education courses in cardiology and internal medicine. He is the author of book chapters on aortic disease in multiple editions of Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Cecil Textbook of Medicine, Atlas of Vascular Disease and Essential Cardiology. He received the W. Proctor Harvey, MD Young Teacher Award from the American College of Cardiology in 2001.