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Kenneth (Ken) Rosenfield, MD

Section Head, Vascular Medicine and Intervention

Chairman, STEMI & Acute MI Quality Improvement Committee

Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, is the Section Head for Vascular Medicine and Intervention and Chairs the Acute Myocardial Infarction(STEMI)Committee for the cardiac cath lab. He is a national leader in treatment of Carotid, Kidney, and Leg artery disease.

  • Phone: 617-726-2256
Department of Medicine


  • Critical Care Center
  • Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • Heart Center
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine & Intervention
  • Coronary Artery Disease Program
  • Heart Valve Program
  • Vascular Center
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia Program
  • Cardiology/Vascular Medicine
Clinical Interests
Carotid artery disease; TIA/Stroke; Treatment with stenting
Renal/Mesenteric and extremities revascularization
Complex coronary artery disease and revascularization
Aortic valve stenosis and valvuloplasty
Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)
Takayasu arteritis (TA)
Pulmonary embolus & venous thromboembolism
Peripheral artery disease of the legs
Resistant Hypertension
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Waltham: Mass General West
Medical Education
MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Fellowship, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Fellowship, Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Gateway
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Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

BiographyKenneth Rosenfield, MD, is the Section Head for Vascular Medicine and Intervention, who specializes in complex cardiac and vascular interventions and directs the program for treatment of acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) in the cardiac catheterization laboratories. He has spearheaded the development of less-invasive therapies for patients with coronary and vascular disease, both at MGH and nationally, including treatment of Carotid, Kidney, and Leg artery narrowing using stents and other novel devices.


Dr. Rosenfield has served as national principle investigator (PI) for numerous clinical trials

Miracle patient revived after 57 minutes

Mass General Hospital physician, Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, attributes Laura Geraghty's heart attack recovery to immediate and effective CPR. Now Rosenfield and Geraghty are advocating for CPR instruction in Massachusetts high schools.

Stents and surgery both safe for prevention of stroke, study says

Investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital revealed the results of the CREST trial, a study that looked at the efficacy of carotid endarterectomy versus stenting in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis, and found that these two medical procedures are both equally safe and effective.

Patient selection criteria and interventional treatment parameters for renal artery stenosis

The medical community has made great strides treating coronary and carotid artery diseases and reducing mortality associated with myocardial infarctions and strokes. While as many as 3 million Americans have renal artery stenosis (RAS)—a condition that narrows or blocks the vessels that supply blood to the kidneys—RAS is often overlooked and underdiagnosed.

VIVA Las Vegas

Mass General Heart & Vascular Center physicians perform demonstrations of complex vascular interventions for an educational conference in Las Vegas.

Seconds count

MGH Hotline 4.1.11 From the time a person first experiences symptoms of a heart attack, such as shortness of breath or chest discomfort, to the time he or she undergoes cardiac catheterization -- a procedure used to diagnose and treat a blocked coronary artery -- every second is of utmost importance.

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Systemic Cardiovascular Disease

Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care present a dynamic symposium on systemic cardiovascular disease.

Harnessing the power of PERT

The MGH recently hosted a scientific symposium, “Pulmonary Embolism: What Is Known, What We Need To Know” to discuss improvements in PE detection, care coordination and patient management.

First U.S.-based trial supports the effectiveness of a drug-coated balloon for patients with PAD

In January 2015, the U.S. FDA approved the use of a drug-coated balloon to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) based on research spearheaded by Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, and Michael R. Jaff, DO.

Boston Hospital Trio Awarded $25 Million NIH Grant to Study Critical Limb Ischemia

A team of researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Medical Center and MGH has been awarded $25 million by the National Institutes of Health to conduct a clinical trial comparing traditional bypass surgery with a less invasive treatment alternative for patients with critical limb ischemia.

Interventional Cardiology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-2256
Phone 2: 617-724-1935
Fax: 617-726-3971

Interventional Cardiology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-2256
Phone 2: 617-724-1935
Fax: 617-726-3971

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