Akl C. Fahed, MD, MPH, FACC


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Cardiovascular Research Center, Mass General Research Institute
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Assistant In Medicine
Medicine-Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
MD American University of Beirut 2010
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Residency in Internal Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
MPH 2015
Master in Public Health (Quantitative Methods) Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
atherosclerosis; cardiovascular genetics; coronary artery disease; digital health; genomic medicine; machine learning on patient data; precision medicine

Dr. Fahed is an interventional cardiologist and physician-scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also an affiliated scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

His clinical focus is invasive diagnosis and treatment of coronary epicardial and microvascular disease, including intravascular imaging, coronary physiology, and complex coronary interventions. His research bridges genomics, computational biology, and coronary imaging to improve prediction/prevention of coronary disease, understand its mechanisms, and improve its treatment. He serves as council leader for healthcare innovation at the American College of Cardiology and has co-founded/ advises multiple start-ups in digital health and precision medicine.

Dr. Fahed earned his MD from the American University of Beirut where he was inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and his MPH from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He completed residency in internal medicine, fellowship in cardiology, and fellowship in interventional cardiology all at MGH/Harvard. He completed five years of postdoctoral research fellowships in genetics at Harvard Medical School Department of Genetics and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.