Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Clinical Interests
  • Transcatheter treatment of adult congenital heart disease
  • Transcatheter treatment of valvular heart disease
  • Transcatheter PFO closure
Medical Education
  • MD, Universidad De Los Andes - Venezuela
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital|Fellowship, Hospital Universitario de los Andes|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

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

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

Dr Inglessis has published more than 30 manuscripts and has co-authored 5 book chapters in the field of interventional cardiology for complex coronary and structural heart disease.

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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


Interventional Cardiology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-8052
Fax: 617-726-6800