Overview

Departments

Cardiology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Clinical Interests
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Heart failure
  • Chest pain
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Foreign Languages
  • French
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Dr. Wasfy is Director of Quality and Analytics as well as the Director for Outcomes Research for the Mass General Heart Center.  He is a cardiologist in the Cardiac Unit Associates and an cardiac intensivist in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.  He is also an assistant medical director of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization.  His research focuses on health policy and outcomes in cardiology, focusing on safety and value for patients.  Previously, he was the administrative fellow in cardiology and the Roman DeSanctis clinical scholar at the MGH.  He holds the S.B. from MIT in chemical engineering (2001) and the M.D. from Harvard Medical School (2007).  He also holds the M.Phil. from Oxford University (2003), where he was a Marshall Scholar.

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Research & Publications

Publications
Wasfy JH, Singal G, O'Brien C, Blumenthal DM, Kennedy KF, Strom JB, Spertus JA, Mauri L, Normand SL, Yeh RW.  "Enhancing the Prediction of 30-Day Readmission After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Using Data Extracted by Querying of the Electronic Health Record."  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes.  2015.

Blumenthal DM and Wasfy JH.  "Anatomical versus Functional Testing for Coronary Artery Disease."  NEJM.  2015.

Wasfy JH, Borden WB, Secemsky EA, McCabe JM, Yeh RW.  "Public Reporting in Cardiovascular Medicine: Accountability, Unintended Consequences, and Promise for Improvement."  Circulation.  2015.

Wasfy JH, Rao SK, Chittle MD, Gallen KM, Isselbacher EM, Ferris TG.  "Initial Results of a Cardiac E-Consult Program."  JACC.  2014

Wasfy JH, Strom JB, Waldo SW, O'Brien C, Wimmer NJ, Zai AH, Luttrell J, Spertus JA, Kennedy KF, Normand SL, Mauri L, Yeh RW.  Clinical Preventability of 30-Day Readmission After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.  JAHA.  2014.

Wasfy JH, Strom JB, Brien CO, Zai AH, Luttrell J, Kennedy KF, Spertus JA, Zelevinsky K, Normand ST, Mauri L, Yeh RW. Causes of Short-Term Readmission After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014.

Wasfy JH, Rosenfield K, Zelevinsky K, Sakhuja R, Lovett A, Spertus JA, Wimmer NJ, Mauri L, Normand ST, Yeh RW. "A Prediction Model to Identify Patients at High Risk for 30-Day Readmission After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention." Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes.  2013.

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News & Events

Multimedia

Contact

Cardiac Unit Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-643-6849
Fax: 617-724-8795

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