Noyan Gokce, M.D.


Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

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Dr. Gokce is a Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Director of Echocardiography at Boston Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), and American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Adult Echocardiography. Dr. Gokce joined the cardiovascular faculty at Boston Medical Center in 1998 and provides expertise in general cardiology, cardiovascular imaging, and echocardiography. He is the recipient of “Excellence in Clinical Teaching” awards in 2006 and 2011 in the cardiovascular division at BMC. He was also recently awarded the 2012 “Collaborator of the Year” award in Clinical/Translational Sciences at BMC, as well as First Prize in Clinical Research at the Evans Memorial Dept of Medicine 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2012. Dr. Gokce’s research interests currently focus on elucidating mechanisms of vascular dysfunction in obesity and metabolic disease. He is past recipient of a NIH Research Career Development Award and American Heart Association New England Affiliate Award, and is currently the Principal Investigator on NIH-sponsored R01 grants that investigate the relationship between inflammatory activity in different human adipose stores and vascular and cardiometabolic dysfunction. These studies also seek to characterize the relationship between obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation, vascular endothelial dysfunction, adipose remodeling, mitochondrial dysfunction, and angiogenesis, and investigate how medical and surgical weight loss interventions and risk factor modification alter fat tissue metabolism and vascular phenotypes.