Dr. Prem S. Shekar, MD, is the chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery and surgical director of the Heart and Vascular Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Boston. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dr. Luigino Nascimben, MD, Ph.D. is an Anesthesiologist
of the division of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Boston. In addition, he is an assistant professor of Anesthesia and pain Harvard Medical School. His practice encompasses the entire spectrum of adult cardiac surgery, including primary and redo coronary artery bypass grafting, repair or replacement for valvular heart disease, as well as resection and replacement of aneurysms. Dr. Shekar's clinical interests include surgical treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, surgical correction of aortic root and mitral valve pathologies in patients with Marfan's and Loeys-Dietz syndrome and other connective tissue disorders; minimally invasive valve surgery, surgery for adult congenital heart disease and radiation induced heart disease.