Tomas Neilan, M.D., MBBCH, BAO

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Cardiovascular Research Center, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MB, BCh, BAO University College Dublin School of Medicine 1996
MD University College Dublin 2006
anthracyclines; cardiomyopathies; cicatrix; doxorubicin; echocardiography, doppler; heart atria; heart ventricles; magnetic resonance imaging, cine; myocardium; physical endurance; running; ventricular dysfunction, left; ventricular function, left; ventricular remodeling

Dr. Neilan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, the Clinical Director of the Cardio-Oncology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, the co-Director of the Cardiac MR PET CT Program, and the Associate Director of the MGH T32 Training Program in Cardiovascular Imaging. He is a physician scientist and a board-certified cardiologist.

He completed his medical school training at University College Dublin Medical School, his clinical training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the Mater Hospital in Dublin and repeated his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Mass General.

He has also competed advanced training in Echocardiography at MGH, a three-year Cardiac MRI clinical and research fellowship at BWH and a Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.

His career has had two major focuses: 1) Understanding how we can improve the cardiovascular care of patients with cancer and 2) The use of advanced imaging to better understand and characterize cardiovascular disease.

In summary, so far in his career, he has authored or co-authored 60 original manuscripts and more than 10 review articles, presented over 40 abstracts at international meetings, have given the sentinel lectures at major national and international meetings, and received funding from the American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, The National Institutes of Health, MGH Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, The Irish Heart Foundation and the Center for AIDS Research.

Dr, Neilan has been awarded the “de Gunzburg Family Endowed Scholar in Cardiology”, The Locke Award for excellence in medical education and elected as a Senior Fellow to the Oliver Wendell Holmes Society, a medical student mentorship program, at Harvard Medical School.

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