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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. Singh A, Gupta A, Collins BL, Qamar A, Monda KL, Biery D, Lopez JAG, de Ferranti SD, Plutzky J, Cannon CP, Januzzi JL, Di Carli MF, Nasir K, Bhatt DL, Blankstein R. Familial Hypercholesterolemia Among Young Adults With Myocardial Infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 May 21; 73(19):2439-2450.

2. DeFilippis EM, Singh A, Bhatt DL, Blankstein R. Response by DeFilippis et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Long-Term Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Young Patients With Myocardial Infarction: Partners YOUNG-MI Registry". Circulation. 2019 May 21; 139(21):e996.

3. Zhou W, Bajaj N, Gupta A, Sun YP, Divakaran S, Bibbo C, Hainer J, Taqueti V, Dorbala S, Blankstein R, Shah P, Kaneko T, Adler D, O'Gara P, Di Carli M. Coronary microvascular dysfunction, left ventricular remodeling, and clinical outcomes in aortic stenosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 May 01.

4. de Camargo RA, Bitencourt MS, Meneghetti JC, Soares J, Gonçalves LFT, Buchpiguel CA, Paixão MR, Felicio MF, Soeiro AM, Strabelli TMV, Mansur AJ, Tarasoutchi F, de Oliveira MT, Castelli JB, Gualandro DM, Pocebon LZ, Blankstein R, Alavi A, Moore JE, Millar BC, Siciliano RF. The role of 18F-FDG-PET/CT in the Diagnosis of left-sided Endocarditis: native vs. prosthetic valves endocarditis. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 05.

5. Blankstein R, Libby P, Bhatt DL. Arterial Inflammation: The Heat Before the Storm. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Apr 02; 73(12):1383-1385.

6. Dzaye O, Dudum R, Mirbolouk M, Orimoloye OA, Osei AD, Dardari ZA, Berman DS, Miedema MD, Shaw L, Rozanski A, Holdhoff M, Nasir K, Rumberger JA, Budoff MJ, Al-Mallah MH, Blankstein R, Blaha MJ. Validation of the Coronary Artery Calcium Data and Reporting System (CAC-DRS): Dual importance of CAC score and CAC distribution from the Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) consortium. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2019 Mar 28.

7. Ferencik M, Blankstein R, Nasir K. Unravelling the coronary artery calcium paradox: benefits of plaques of stone. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Mar 15.

8. Vita T, Murphy DJ, Osborne MT, Bajaj NS, Keraliya A, Jacob S, Diaz Martinez AJ, Nodoushani A, Bravo P, Hainer J, Bibbo CF, Steigner ML, Taqueti VR, Skali H, Blankstein R, Di Carli MF, Dorbala S. Association between Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease at CT and Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction at Myocardial Perfusion PET/CT. Radiology. 2019 May; 291(2):330-337.

9. Gräni C, Eichhorn C, Bière L, Kaneko K, Murthy VL, Agarwal V, Aghayev A, Steigner M, Blankstein R, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY. Comparison of myocardial fibrosis quantification methods by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for risk stratification of patients with suspected myocarditis. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2019 Feb 28; 21(1):14.

10. Arora S, Stouffer GA, Kucharska-Newton AM, Qamar A, Vaduganathan M, Pandey A, Porterfield D, Blankstein R, Rosamond WD, Bhatt DL, Caughey MC. Twenty Year Trends and Sex Differences in Young Adults Hospitalized With Acute Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2019 Feb 19; 139(8):1047-1056.