About Sawalla Guseh, MD

Dr. J. Sawalla Guseh, II is cardiologist whose primary interests include the treatment of patients, professionals, and athletes with varied forms of heart disease. He directs fellowship training within the Cardiovascular Performance Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center.

Dr. Guseh received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA) and then completed internal medicine training, cardiovascular disease fellowship training, and sports cardiology fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA). He served as Chief Medical Resident of the Mass General Internal Medicine Training Program.

His honors and awards include the 2015 Roman W. DeSanctis Clinical Scholar Award, the 2017 American Heart Association’s Laennec Young Clinician Award.

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Cardiovascular Medicine Section, Cardiovascular Performance Program
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-643-7117
Fax: 617-643-7222

Medical Education

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

American Board Certifications

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

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His ongoing research focuses on understanding the molecular influences of exercise on the biology of the heart. He conducts research in the Cardiovascular Research Center and the Cardiovascular Performance Program studying the cardiovascular adaptations to exercise as the pertain to health, disease, and human performance.