BiographyDr. Neilan received his M.D. from University College Dublin, and completed internal medicine residency and cardiology training at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Dublin and again at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has also completed extensive clinical training in echocardiography at MGH and cardiac magnetic resonance at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Neilan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is the Co-Director of the Cardiac MR PET CT Program. Dr. Neilan has had a long-standing clinical and research interest in the cardiovascular care of patients with cancer. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death and disability among patients with cancer and cardiovascular care for patients with cancer requires a tailored approach that is unique for each patient. He is specifically interested in how we can improve on the treatment of and current methods for detection of, cardiac toxicity after chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Dr. Neilan is specifically interested in how we can improve on the treatment of and current methods for detection of, cardiac toxicity after chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Dr. Neilan is also interested in the thoughtful use of advanced imaging techniques to improve the way with diagnose and treat all patients with cardiovascular disease.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardio-Oncology Program is honored by the Mass General Cancer Center for its work in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease related to chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
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