About Ignacio Inglessis-Azuaje, MD

Ignacio Inglessis, MD, is an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Structural Heart Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Inglessis is an active clinical consultant in all aspects of interventional cardiology, including transcatheter therapy for  valvular, complex coronary and adult congenital heart disease.

Dr Inglessis has published more than 60 manuscripts and has co-authored 10  book chapters in the field of interventional cardiology for complex coronary and structural heart disease.

Clinical Interests:




Mass General Heart Center
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 866-644-8910

Medical Education

  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

Accepted Insurance Plans

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


  • Select Publications:

    • Inglessis I, Shin JT, Lepore JL, Palacios IF, Zapol WM, Bloch KD, Semigran MJ. Hemodynamic effects of inhaled nitric oxide in right ventricular infarction and cardiogenic shock. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;44(4):793-798.
    • Inglessis I, Landzberg M. Interventional catheterization in adult congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2007;115(12):1622-33.
    • Caldera AE, Cruz-Gonzalez I, Bezerra HG, Cury RC, Palacios IF, Cockrill BA, Inglessis-Azuaje I. Endovascular therapy for left main compression syndrome. Chest. 2009;135:1648-1650
    • Cubeddu RJ, Jneid H, Don CW, Witzke CF, Cruz-Gonzalez I, Gupta R, Rengifo-Moreno P, Maree AO, Inglessis I, Palacios IF. Retrograde versus antegrade percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty: Immediate, short- and long-term outcome at 2 years. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009;74(2):225-231.
    • Johri AM, Witzke C, Solis J, Palacios IF, Inglessis I, Picard MH, Passeri JJ. Real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in patients with secundum atrial septal defects: outcomes following transcatheter closure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2011, Jan 22

Reviews: Comments and Ratings