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

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

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

Allen Ephraim Diamond Lecturer (Keynote address)

America’s Leading Experts in Myocardial Ischemia

America's Top Doctors

America's Top Doctors

America's Top Doctors

America's Top Doctors

America's Top Doctors

Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology Award

Dean’s Council, Kennedy School of Government

Dean's Honor List, American University of Beirut

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

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


Hewlett-Packard Fellowship Award in Cardiovascular Research

Massachusetts Technology Transfer Award for percutaneous valve development

Munib Shahid Prize, American University of Beirut

Patients’ Choice Award

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

Stafford Cohen Development Award

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

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine

Top Doctor in Interventional Cardiology, Boston Magazine

Travel Award, Merck Pharmaceuticals

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
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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