About Douglas E. Drachman, MD

Dr. Drachman is an interventional cardiologist and the Director of Education in the Cardiology Division of the Massachusetts General Hospital, who has dedicated his career in cardiology to education, research, and advancing clinical care.

Doug received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, then completed residency and fellowship in cardiology and interventional cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He joined the faculty of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Division in 2002 where he is an interventional cardiologist, a member of the Section of Vascular Medicine, and currently directs the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, having served as Program Director for the Cardiology Fellowship for 9 years. In 2008, he was awarded the Brian McGovern Excellence in Teaching Award and in 2015, was selected as the Program Director of the Year among all of the Partners Hospitals. On the national level, he was selected to the American College of Cardiology’s Emerging Faculty program, where he received the W. Proctor Harvey Teaching Award in 2011, and subsequently has led programmatic educational efforts as Chair of the Faculty Development Workgroup and the Curriculum Design Committee. In the American Heart Association, he was the Chair of the Laennec & Postgraduate Education Committee. In the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, he is the Chair of the Education Committee and the Founder of the SCAI Fellows’ Interventional Regional Shared Training program.

Medical Education

  • MD: Duke University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Vascular Medicine and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital