About Nandita Scott, MD

Dr. Scott is a graduate of the University of Ottawa Medical School in Ontario, Canada. She held the positions of Chief Internal Medicine and Chief Cardiology Resident. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Echocardiography at Massachusetts General Hospital.

She worked on Cape Cod for several years and became involved with the American Heart Association to help found the first Go Red For Women Luncheon there. As a result she was awarded the American Heart Association Physician of the Year Award in 2005.

She joined the Cardiology Division at MGH in 2007 and is currently the Co-Director for the Corrigan Womans Heart Health Program.

Dr. Scott also helped establish the Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy Service at MGH and sees women who develop heart disease during pregnancy or pregnant women with pre-existing cardiac conditions. 

Clinical Interests:




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

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency, Ottawa Civic Hospital
  • Residency, Ottawa Heart Institute
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • Select Publications:

    • Laupacis A, Sekar N, Stiell I. Clinical Prediction Rules:   Review and Suggested Modification of the Methodological Standards. Journal of the American Medical Association 1997; 277:488-94.
    • Scott N, LeMay M, Ruddy T, DeKemp R, Labinaz M, Marquis JF, Laramee L, OBrien E, Williams W, Higginson L, Beanlands R. Evaluation of myocardial perfusion post myocardial infarction in patients receiving primary stent implantation or t-PA. American Journal of Cardiology 2001;88(8):886-889
    • Martin F, Sanchez PL, Doherty E, Colon-Hernandez PJ, Delgado G, Inglessis I, Scott N, Hung J, King ME, Buonanno F, Demirjian Z, deMoor M, Palacios IF. Percutaneous Transcatheter Closure of Patient Foramen Ovale in Patients with Paradoxical Embolism.  Circulation 2002;106:1121-26
    • Scott NS, King ME, McQuillan B, Shariff S, Hung J, Januzzi JL, Palacios IF, Picard MH. Effect of Atrial Septal Mobility on Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Communications. Echocardiography 2003;20(8):711-14
    • Scott NS, Picard MH. Ventricular Function. In:  Atlas of Echocardiography Aula Medica Editions 2002
    • Sekar N, Green M. EKG of the month. Perspectives in Cardiology 1998;14(2):31-32
    • Scott N, Weyman A. Mitral Valve Replacement for Restenosis after Repeat Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty. Rev Cardiovasc Med 2002;3(3):148-151
    • Scott N, Veinot JP, Chan KL. Communications to the Editor:  Symptoms in Cardiac Myxoma. Chest 2003;124:2408

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