Dr. Roger J Laham MD Cardiologist

Dr. Roger Laham is a cardiologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Laham accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 32 doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton and one of 114 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Vascular Medicine, Cardiac Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Animal Disease Models, Coronary Circulation, Coronary Vessels, Heart Valve Prosthesis, Microcirculation, Myocardial Ischemia, Cardiac CT, endovascular Interventions, myocardial support/ECMO/LVAD, Myogenesis, new device development, structural heart disease, TAVR, Physiologic Neovascularization, Stents, Swine

Hospital Affiliation

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989–1992

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1992–1996

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1989

American University of Beirut
Other Training, 1985

College des Freres Sacre-Coeur
Other Training, 1982

Certifications & Licensure

Vascular Medicine
Certified 4 years in Endovascular

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Affiliate Travel Award, American College of Cardiology/Bristol-Myers Squibb
1995

Allen Ephraim Diamond Lecturer (Keynote address)
2002

America’s Leading Experts in Myocardial Ischemia
2009

America's Top Doctors
2006

America's Top Doctors
2007

America's Top Doctors
2008

America's Top Doctors
2010

America's Top Doctors
2011

Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology Award
2007

Dean’s Council, Kennedy School of Government
2005

Dean's Honor List, American University of Beirut
1982

Dean’s International Council, University of Chicago Harris School of Policy
2005

Franklin Thomas Moore-Ethel Jessup Memorial Prize, American University of Beirut
1987

GCRC Award, NIH
2002

Hewlett-Packard Fellowship Award in Cardiovascular Research
1994

Massachusetts Technology Transfer Award for percutaneous valve development
2007

Munib Shahid Prize, American University of Beirut
1987

Patients’ Choice Award
2008

Penrose Award (for the best combination of the qualities of scholarship, character, leadership, and contribution to the University as a whole), American University of Beirut
1989

Stafford Cohen Development Award
2003

The Altman Award Endowment Fund for Outstanding Talent as Clinician, Researcher, and Humanitarian Deliverer of Care, BIH, Harvard Medical School
1996

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine
2008

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine
2010

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine
2011

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine
2012

Travel Award, Merck Pharmaceuticals
1996

Publications & Presentations

Skin-derived microorgan autotransplantation as a novel approach for therapeutic angiogenesis.
Voisine, P., Rosinberg, A., Wykrzykowska, J.J., Shamis, Y., Wu, G.F., Appelbaum, E., Li, J., Sellke, F.W., Pinto, D., Gibson, C.M., Mitrani, E., Laham, R.J.

Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrates improved regional systolic wall motion and thickening and myocardial perfusion of myocardial territories treated by laser myocardial revascularization.
Laham, R.J., Simons, M., Pearlman, J.D., Ho, K.L., Baim, D.S.

Therapeutic Angiogenesis for Coronary Artery Disease.
Khan, T.A., Sellke, F.W., Laham, R.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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