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Ron Blankstein, MD
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
Cardiovascular
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Other Professional Activities:
Associate Editor, Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Editorial Board, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Circulation: CV Imaging
Board of Directors, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) -- Computed Tomography
Board of Directors, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Board of Directors, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Berman AN, Blankstein R. Current and future role of lipoprotein(a) in preventive cardiology. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2019 Sep; 34(5):514-518.

2. Berman AN, Blankstein R. Optimizing Dyslipidemia Management for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: a Focus on Risk Assessment and Therapeutic Options. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2019 Aug 05; 21(9):110.

3. Flachskampf FA, Blankstein R, Grayburn PA, Kramer CM, Kwong RYK, Marwick TH, Nagel E, Sengupta PP, Zoghbi WA, Chandrashekhar Y. Global Longitudinal Shortening: A Positive Step Towards Reducing Confusion Surrounding Global Longitudinal Strain. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Aug; 12(8 Pt 1):1566-1567.

4. Libby P, Sidlow R, Lin AE, Gupta D, Jones LW, Moslehi J, Zeiher A, Jaiswal S, Schulz C, Blankstein R, Bolton KL, Steensma D, Levine RL, Ebert BL. Clonal Hematopoiesis: Crossroads of Aging, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer: JACC Review Topic of the Week. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jul 30; 74(4):567-577.

5. Blankstein R, Shaw LJ. Demonstrating the Superiority of a Superior Test…Not Always Easy! JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jul 11.

6. Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Nasir K. Coronary Artery Calcium Scores of Zero and Establishing the Concept of Negative Risk Factors. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jul 09; 74(1):12-14.

7. Miedema MD, Dardari ZA, Nasir K, Blankstein R, Knickelbine T, Oberembt S, Shaw L, Rumberger J, Michos ED, Rozanski A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Blaha MJ. Association of Coronary Artery Calcium With Long-term, Cause-Specific Mortality Among Young Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 03; 2(7):e197440.

8. Shaw LJ, Blankstein R, Brown DL, Dhruva SS, Douglas PS, Genders TSS, Gibbons RJ, Greenwood JP, Kwong R, Leipsic J, Mahmarian JJ, Maron D, Nagel E, Nicol E, Nieman K, Pellikka PA, Redberg RF, Weir-McCall J, Williams MC, Chandrasekhar Y. Controversies in Diagnostic Imaging of Patients With Suspected Stable and Acute Chest Pain Syndromes. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jul; 12(7 Pt 1):1254-1278.

9. Bravo PE, Bajaj N, Padera RF, Morgan V, Hainer J, Bibbo CF, Harrington M, Park MA, Hyun H, Robertson M, Lakdawala NK, Groarke J, Stewart GC, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Feasibility of somatostatin receptor-targeted imaging for detection of myocardial inflammation: A pilot study. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 Jun 13.

10. Divakaran S, Stewart GC, Lakdawala NK, Padera RF, Zhou W, Desai AS, Givertz MM, Mehra MR, Kwong RY, Hedgire SS, Ghoshhajra BB, Taqueti VR, Skali H, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF. Diagnostic Accuracy of Advanced Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jun; 12(6):e008975.