Eric Isselbacher, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Cardiovascular Research Center, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medicine-Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD 1989
aneurysm dissecting; aorta thoracic; aortic aneurysm; aortic aneurysm thoracic; aortic diseases; aortic valve insufficiency; echocardiography; registries; thoracic aortic diseases Dr. Isselbacher's research focuses primarily on thoracic aortic disease and echocardiography. He is the co-founder and co-principal investigator of the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD), which is the world's largest registry of patients with aortic dissection and has been the leader in investigating optimal diagnostic and treatment strategies for this disease. In the Massachusetts General Hospital Thoracic Aortic Center, he and his colleagues have been investigating the clinical and molecular genetics of thoracic aortic disease of all etiologies. He also has been engaged in research in the clinical application of echocardiography. He is author or co-author of over 100 original research publications in medical journals.