Ron Blankstein, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist specializing in preventive cardiology and cardiovascular imaging. He is the co-Director of the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship training program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Blankstein has extensive expertise in multiple modalities used in noninvasive cardiovascular imaging, including cardiac MRI, CT, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. Dr. Blankstein’s clinical interests include the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of coronary artery disease. As an active investigator for the Multi Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), he is interested in the identification of early risk markers for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Blankstein completed his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Chicago. He also completed specialized training in cardiac CT and MRI at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Blankstein is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.