Jacob Joseph MD

Adjunct Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

72 E. Concord Street | (617) 638-5300
Jacob Joseph

Cardiovascular Medicine


Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


Dr. Jacob Joseph is a cardiologist in West Roxbury, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Kerala Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years.


MD, University of Kerala (UoK), 1991

MBBS, University of Kerala (UoK), 1987


Published on 2/3/2022

Peloso GM, Tcheandjieu C, McGeary JE, Posner DC, Ho YL, Zhou JJ, Hilliard AT, Joseph J, O'Donnell CJ, Efird JT, Crawford DC, Wu WC, Arjomandi M, Sun YV, Assimes TL, Huffman JE. Genetic Loci Associated With COVID-19 Positivity and Hospitalization in White, Black, and Hispanic Veterans of the VA Million Veteran Program. Front Genet. 2021; 12:777076. PMID: 35222515.

Published on 9/16/2021

Gaziano L, Cho K, Djousse L, Schubert P, Galloway A, Ho YL, Kurgansky K, Gagnon DR, Russo JP, Di Angelantonio E, Wood AM, Danesh J, Gaziano JM, Butterworth AS, Wilson PWF, Joseph J. Risk factors and prediction models for incident heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction. ESC Heart Fail. 2021 12; 8(6):4893-4903. PMID: 34528757.

Published on 4/9/2021

Gaziano L, Giambartolomei C, Pereira AC, Gaulton A, Posner DC, Swanson SA, Ho YL, Iyengar SK, Kosik NM, Vujkovic M, Gagnon DR, Bento AP, Barrio-Hernandez I, Rönnblom L, Hagberg N, Lundtoft C, Langenberg C, Pietzner M, Valentine D, Gustincich S, Tartaglia GG, Allara E, Surendran P, Burgess S, Zhao JH, Peters JE, Prins BP, Angelantonio ED, Devineni P, Shi Y, Lynch KE, DuVall SL, Garcon H, Thomann LO, Zhou JJ, Gorman BR, Huffman JE, O'Donnell CJ, Tsao PS, Beckham JC, Pyarajan S, Muralidhar S, Huang GD, Ramoni R, Beltrao P, Danesh J, Hung AM, Chang KM, Sun YV, Joseph J, Leach AR, Edwards TL, Cho K, Gaziano JM, Butterworth AS, Casas JP. Actionable druggable genome-wide Mendelian randomization identifies repurposing opportunities for COVID-19. Nat Med. 2021 04; 27(4):668-676. PMID: 33837377.

Published on 3/23/2021

Joseph J. Is there a purpose to medicine? J Eval Clin Pract. 2021 06; 27(3):665-666. PMID: 33755274.

Published on 2/6/2021

Yuyun MF, Erqou SA, Peralta AO, Hoffmeister PS, Yarmohammadi H, Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Martin DT, Joseph J, Singh JP. Ongoing Risk of Ventricular Arrhythmias and All-Cause Mortality at Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Generator Change: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021 03; 14(3):e009139. PMID: 33554611.

Published on 11/9/2020

Joseph J. Life's irreducible structure: Where are we, five decades later? Bioessays. 2021 01; 43(1):e2000250. PMID: 33169412.

Published on 2/26/2020

Kurgansky KE, Schubert P, Parker R, Djousse L, Riebman JB, Gagnon DR, Joseph J. Association of pulse rate with outcomes in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2020 02 26; 20(1):92. PMID: 32101141.

Published on 11/11/2019

Djoussé L, Cook NR, Kim E, Bodar V, Walter J, Bubes V, Luttmann-Gibson H, Mora S, Joseph J, Lee IM, Albert CM, Buring JE, Gaziano JM, Manson JE. Supplementation With Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Incidence of Heart Failure Hospitalization: VITAL-Heart Failure. Circulation. 2020 03 03; 141(9):784-786. PMID: 31709816.

Published on 3/22/2019

Imran TF, Kurgansky KE, Patel YR, Orkaby AR, McLean RR, Ho YL, Cho K, Gaziano JM, Djousse L, Gagnon DR, Joseph J. Serial sodium values and adverse outcomes in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Int J Cardiol. 2019 09 01; 290:119-124. PMID: 30929975.

Published on 6/28/2018

Patel YR, Robbins JM, Kurgansky KE, Imran T, Orkaby AR, McLean RR, Ho YL, Cho K, Michael Gaziano J, Djousse L, Gagnon DR, Joseph J. Development and validation of a heart failure with preserved ejection fraction cohort using electronic medical records. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2018 06 28; 18(1):128. PMID: 29954337.

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