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Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Massachusetts General Hospital; Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Diagnostic Radiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
NPI # 1053428474
Gender Male
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts Medical Center

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Tufts Medical Center
South Building, 6th Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 108
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-6293
Fax #: 617-636-7667

2021, "Top Doctor", Boston Magazine
2020, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2018/2019, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report
Oliver Smith Award for Excellence, Compassion, and Service
Howard Gilman Foundation Distinguished Visiting Scientist. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Special Honored Lecturer at Japanese Heart Failure Society meeting
Brian A. McGovern Excellence in Education Award.
45th Annual Carl J. Wiggers Memorial Awardee and Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University
2003, Listed among “Top Doctors,” Boston Consumers Checkbook
2004-05, “Americas Top Doctors,” Castle Connolly
2005-08, “Best Doctors in America,” Castle Connolly

1. Konstam MA, Jessup M, Francis GS, Mann DL, Greenberg B: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology: A Subspecialty is Born. JACC & Journal of Card Failure. Feb, 2009

2. Katz AM, Konstam MA: Heart Failure. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008.

3. Konstam MA, Gheorghiade M, Burnett JC, et al: Effects of Oral Tolvaptan in Patients Hospitalized for Worsening Heart Failure: The EVEREST Outcome Trial. JAMA. 2007;297:1319-1331

4. Konstam MA: Natriuretic Peptides and Cardiovascular Events: More Than a Stretch. JAMA. 2007;297(2):212-4

5. Konstam MA, Czerska B, Böhm M, et al: Continuous Aortic Flow Augmentation: A Pilot Study of Hemodynamic and Renal Responses to a Novel Percutaneous Intervention in Decompensated Heart Failure. Circulation. 2005;112(20):3107-14

Marvin Konstam, MD, is an internationally-known expert on heart failure and cardiac care and has served as a Senior Advisor in Cardiovascular Diseases to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. He has also served on the Cardio-renal Advisory Panel of the US Food and Drug Administration and on the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Dr. Konstam previously served as President of the Heart Failure Society of America and as President of the Association of Professors of Cardiology. He is currently the Chair-elect of the Council on Academic Cardiology of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Konstam is the Chief Physician Executive at The CardioVascular Center at Tufts Medical Center, and is Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he is recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, and Radiology.

American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
Heart Failure Society of America (former President, 2002-2004)

Boston Magazine Top Doctors 2023

2023 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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2022 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Top Doctor 2021

2021 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Top Doctors Boston Magazine 2020

2020 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Hassan Rastegar, MD, Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Tufts Medical Center; Philip Carpino, Chief Physician Assistant at Tufts Medical Center; and Catherine Craig, RN, Clinical Service Leader at Tufts Medical Center, participate in the 500th heart transplant at Tufts MC on June 6, 2018.

500th heart transplant completed at Tufts MC

Learn about the history of heart transplants at Tufts MC
A drawing of health care for Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

Tufts Medical Center ranks among top-10 heart transplant centers in the United States for 2016.

Top 10 Heart Transplant Program
Marvin A. Konstam, MD is the Chief Physician Executive in The CardioVascular Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Marvin A. Konstam, MD debates new diabetes treatment on FDA advisory panel.

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A drawing of cardiology for Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

Tufts Medical Center breaks New England record with 38th heart transplant.

Record 38th heart transplant
Dr. Konstam receiving a lifetime achievement award

Lifetime Achievement award

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Boston Magazine 'Top Doctor' Award 2015

Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center.

2015 Boston magazine Top Doctors
Marvin Konstam, MD and Gail Eddy, RN and patient.

Tufts MC was named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.

Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital
American Heart Association Logo

Dr. Konstam receives the Paul Dudley White Award

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A cardiologist and his patient at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

New cardiovascular affiliation links Tufts MC, Saint Vincent Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center.

The new cardiovascular affiliation
Heart Healthy Foods in the shape of a heart

Spotlight on heart disease

Learn how to stay heart healthy
Two young brockton men after their heart transplants

Chronicle: Friendship by fate

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Boston Magazine 'Top Doctor' Award 2017

Boston Magazine honors 2017 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center.

2017 Boston Magazine Top Doctors
Dr. Clarissa Yang on the cover of 2019 Boston Magazine Top Doctor issue.

2019 “Top Doctors” at Tufts MC and Tufts Medical Center

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