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Amy E. Spooner, MD


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Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Clinical Interests
  • Acute aortic syndromes
  • Management of aortic aneurysmal disease
  • Aortic valvular conditions
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Stress testing and nuclear stress imaging
  • Coronary artery disease
Medical Education
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital|Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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
  • Centene/Celticare
  • 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
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Amy E. Spooner, M.D. is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by fellowships in cardiovascular disease at Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a fellowship in Nuclear Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and joined the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in 2007 as a member of the Cardiology Division, Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory, and Thoracic Aortic Center.

Dr. Spooner is a clinical consultant in general clinical cardiology with a specialized focus on acute aortic syndromes, aortic aneurysmal disease, aortic valvular disease, coronary artery disease, cardiac stress testing and myocardial perfusion imaging.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

2004-2006 - Investigator, Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, Functional Energetics and Imaging for Phenotypic Characterization of Patients at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

2004-2006 - Investigator, National Institute on Aging, 5R01AG021570-04, HDL-Increased Plaque Stabilization in the Elderly

2006- present - Investigator, GE Healthcare Ltd., An Open-Label, Multicentre, Phase 3 Study Evaluating the Prognostic Usefulness of I123-mIBG Scintigraphy for Identifying Subjects with Heart Failure who will Experience an Adverse Cardiac Event

2006-2007 - Recipient, N.I.H., 5T32EB001632-04, N.I.H. National Research Service Award, Research Training in Nuclear Molecular Imaging

2006-present - Thoracic Aortic Center and International Registry of Aortic Dissection related-projects


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Jagannath AK, Rastogi U, Spooner AE, Lin AE, Agnihotri AK.  Aortic dissection and moyamoya disease in Turner syndrome.  Am J Med Genet A.  2010 Aug;152A(8):2085-9.

Stone JH, Khosroshahi A, Hilgenberg A, Spooner A, Isselbacher EM, Stone JR. IgG4-related systemic disease and lymphoplasmacytic aortitis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;60(10):3139-45.

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Cardiac Unit Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-643-0189
Fax: 617-643-3963

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