Joaquin E. Cigarroa, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Division Head and Endowed Melvin Judkins Professor of Cardiology
  • Program Director of Interventional Cardiology


Dr. Cigarroa practices general cardiology. He also does procedures on the heart, including angiograms, percutaneous coronary intervention and treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He also does procedures for atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale. His other interests include coronary artery disease, heart valve disease and aortic diseases.

Education and training

  • Residency

    • Internal medicine, (1991-92), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship

    • Cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, cardiovascular diseases (1995)


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