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Dr. Howard Waldman, M.D., Ph.D., Named Chief of Cardiology

Howard Waldman, M.D., Ph.D., has been named as Chief of Cardiology at North Shore Medical Center. Dr. Waldman will assume responsibilities as Chief of Cardiology effective April 1, and will continue in his role as medical director of the catheterization lab and PCI at the NSMC Heart Center.

Dr. Waldman brings a wealth of clinical and leadership talent to his new role. Dr. Waldman has been on staff at NSMC since 1991. He was appointed as the medical director of the catheterization laboratory in 1993 and was instrumental in the development of the Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) program that opened in 2003. As a result of his collaborative style and focus on quality, he has developed excellent relationships across North Shore Medical Center and the entire Partners HealthCare system.

Dr. Waldman received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University and his M.D. from the University of Buffalo. He completed his internal medicine residency at UNC Chapel Hill and received his training in general cardiology and interventional cardiology and congenital heart disease at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been on staff at MGH since 1987, serving as an attending physician in the catheterization lab. 


NSMC (North Shore Medical Center) is a multi-site health system headquartered in Salem, Mass., which includes NSMC Salem Hospital, NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, NSMC Heart Center, NSMC Women’s Center and the physician network known as North Shore Physicians Group. NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital together provide care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers. NSMC is a member of Partners HealthCare, which was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. #northshoremed