BiographyMassachusetts General Hospital: Founder and Director of Coronary Care Unit, 1967-1981; Director of Clinical Cardiology, 1981-1998; Acting Chief of the Cardiac Unit, 1989-1991; current title: Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital; James and Evelyn Jenks and Paul Dudley White Professor of Medicine
ResearchSpecial interest in valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease and dissection of the aorta
PublicationsAuthor or coauthor of over 150 publications related to cardiology
At age 81, Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, is one of the hospital’s most veteran and most beloved physicians. To honor the legendary MGH cardiologist, the Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, Endowed Distinguished Scholar in Medicine has been established through the generosity of donor Joan Fu and several others.
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