Our Safe Care Commitment

At Brigham Health, the health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. We know that COVID-19 will be with us for the foreseeable future, so we're taking a comprehensive approach to provide you and your family the safest possible environment. Read our Safe Care Commitment.

Our Heart & Vascular Center team can consult with you in person or through Virtual Visits to help you stay connected to your care and on track with your treatment. Learn more about Brigham Health Heart and Vascular Center Virtual Visits and see how our cardiac care never stops.

John F. Keaney, Jr., MD

John Francis Keaney, Jr., MD

Dr. Keaney is Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Executive Director of the Brigham Health Heart and Vascular Center.

Dr. Keaney received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Keaney is board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine. Before returning to Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Keaney was Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Dr. Keaney's clinical interests are in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes and valvular heart disease.

Dr. Keaney has authored over 230 publications is a recognized expert in the biology of blood vessels and is currently Associate Editor for the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Keaney is a frequent consultant to the National Institutes of Health in matters related to vascular health.

Dr. Gleason was a permanent member (2014-2019) of the Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences (BTSS) Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health, and he currently serves on the editorial board of Circulation.

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Thomas G. Gleason, MD

Thomas G. Gleason, MD

Dr. Thomas G. Gleason is the Chief of Cardiac Surgery and co-executive director of the Brigham Health Heart and Vascular Center.

Dr. Gleason received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed his general surgical internship and residency at the University of Virginia, where he also obtained a Master of Science in immunology. He completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency and an advanced cardiac and thoracic aortic fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Gleason has extensive clinical experience managing patients with valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation. His clinical research interests are primarily focused on the development and refinement of novel valve therapies, particularly aortic valve repair strategies, and in developing a systematic approach toward the management of aortic dissections. His multidisciplinary Thoracic Aortic Disease Research Laboratory aims to facilitate translational research of the vascular biology and biomechanics of thoracic aortic diseases.

Dr. Gleason was a permanent member (2014-2019) of the Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences (BTSS) Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health, and he currently serves on the editorial board of Circulation.

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Featured Programs and Leadership

Heart Rhythm Disorders Program

Structural Heart Disease Program

Center for Advanced Heart Failure/ Cardiomyopathy Team

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We are steadfast in our commitment to treating you in the safest possible environment and are seeing patients both in person and through Virtual Visits. To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6048 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a callback.

 
 

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