Faculty Profile

Francis Alenghat
Section of Cardiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Alenghat is translational cardiovascular scientist with a focus on cell biology, biophysics, inflammation, vascular biology, and cardiovascular disease. His laboratory focuses on systemic inflammatory diseases, macrophage biology, and atherosclerosis.

Clinical Interests

Preventive cardiology with a special interest in the intersections between inflammation and cardiovascular disease.


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  • MD, 2005, Harvard Medical School
  • PhD, 2005, Harvard University, Biophysics
  • Residency, 2007, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2012, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Cardiology