About Anthony Rosenzweig, MD

Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, is the chief of cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and co-director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center.  He specializes in general noninvasive cardiology, with a particular interest in cardiovascular genetics and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Dr. Rosenzweig attended Harvard Medical School, and completed his medical residency and cardiology fellowship at Mass General. His clinical interests include noninvasive clinical cardiology, cardiovascular genetics and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Dr. Rosenzweig practiced cardiology at Mass General, where he studied causes of heart failure and served as the director of the Cardiovascular Gene Therapy Program. He joined Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2006 as the director of cardiovascular research and associate chief of the Cardiovascular Division where he led the recruitment of investigators in the cardiovascular research program.

Dr. Rosenzweig is a widely published expert on mechanisms of heart failure and the benefits of exercise, and presents internationally on his research. He is also a member of numerous medical societies and has served in leadership roles within these institutions. He has published more than 150 scientific papers and his research has been continuously funded for more than twenty years.

Dr. Rosenzweig has held various leadership roles, including American Coordinator for a Leducq Foundation Network of Research Excellence, comprising 11 laboratories in Europe and the United States. He was also an associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine from 2003 to 2013 and has served on numerous editorial boards including Cell Metabolism and Circulation Research.

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

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital*****

American Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Dr. Rosenzweig's research is focused on heart failure and understanding the clinical implications of fundamental biological processes regulating cell growth, death and regeneration in the heart. Through his laboratory research, he has worked to identify and validate novel therapeutic targets to address heart failure, as well as studying what keeps the heart healthy, using the exercised heart as a model.


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