Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Named Director of Mount Sinai Heart
Will also serve as the first-ever Dr. Valentin Fuster Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, a top expert in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology, has been named Director of Mount Sinai Heart. Dr. Bhatt will lead the educational, research, and clinical cardiovascular work of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System beginning Thursday, December 1. He will also serve as the Dr. Valentín Fuster Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, the first physician to hold this endowed professorship.
Valentín Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart since its founding in 2006, will become President of Mount Sinai Heart as of Sunday, January 1, 2023. “The Mount Sinai Health System will be enriched by the outstanding recruitment of Dr. Deepak Bhatt, one of the most brilliant clinicians and academicians in the cardiovascular field today,” said Dr. Fuster.
Dr. Bhatt comes to Mount Sinai from Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, where he has been Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs, and Harvard Medical School, where he has been Professor of Medicine. Previously, he served as Chief of Cardiology at VA Boston Healthcare from 2008-2013, and prior to that held a variety of leadership positions at Cleveland Clinic.