Pinak B. Shah, MD

Pinak B. Shah, MD is the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Training Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His clinical interests include catheter based therapies for the treatment of valvular and structural heart disease. He directs the interventional arm of the Brigham and Women’s Structural Heart Team and is a high volume operator in the areas of trans-catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), Mitra-Clip, and a variety of other procedures. He is the site principal investigator for numerous clinical trials evaluating novel devices for the treatment of structural heart conditions and he has authored and co-authored numerous publications in this area. 


Posts by Pinak B. Shah, MD

TAVR: Aortic valve replacement without open-heart surgery

A catheter-based treatment for aortic stenosis has shown good results in higher-risk patients, and recent clinical trials in lower-risk candidates have also been favorable, meaning that this treatment will likely become the standard for all patients with this condition.