Our Team
  • Joseph  Carrozza
    Joseph Carrozza
    Cardiology & Vascular Medicine, Cath Lab & Electrophysiology

    Joseph Patrick Carrozza, Jr., MD, chief of cardiovascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and a professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, is a leader in the field of cardiology and interventional cardiology. Along with conducting cutting-edge research, Dr. Carrozza is instrumental in introducing some of the most sophisticated procedures and technology into St. Elizabeth’s cardiology and vascular medicine services department.

    Prior to joining St. Elizabeth’s, he was the senior interventional cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Carrozza also served as director of interventional cardiology of the Russian-American Cardiovascular Institute. He earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and served his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

    In addition to his role as chief of cardiovascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s, Dr. Carrozza serves as the vice president of the Steward Cardiovascular Network, leading the entire nine-hospital system to achieve greater clinical quality and patient satisfaction.

  • Tariq Bhat
    Tariq Bhat
    Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Medicine

    Tariq Bhat, MD, is an interventional cardiologist, who serves as associate director of the structural heart disease program and vascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Dr. Bhat is also an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency and cardiovascular disease fellowship at North Shore LIJ- Staten Island University Hospital in New York, and advanced fellowships in interventional cardiology, endovascular interventions and structural heart disease at Tufts University School of Medicine-St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Dr. Bhat is specialized in various minimally invasive catheter-based interventional procedures, including structural heart disease, coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial and venous diseases endovascular interventions. He has a special interest in structural heart disease, including valvular heart disease (aortic, mitral) - TAVR, MitraClip, TCMVR, and ASD/PFO, PVL closure. Dr. Bhat is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, endovascular medicine, vascular medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine.

  • Michael Johnstone
    Michael Johnstone
    Cardiology & Vascular Medicine

    Michael T. Johnstone, MD, is the director of clinical cardiology, director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program at St. Elizabeth's and an associate professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, vascular medicine, nuclear medicine, echocardiography, cardiac CT and vascular ultrasound, Dr. Johnstone specializes in coronary artery disease, diabetic heart disease, general cardiology, non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, and valvular heart disease. He earned his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and completed his residency at Montreal General Hospital.

  • Mikhail  Maysky
    Mikhail Maysky
    Cardiology & Vascular Medicine

    Michael Maysky, MD, is the director of non-invasive cardiology at St. Elizabeth's and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Maysky completed his medical degree at the Pirogov Second Moscow Medical School in Russia and performed his residency at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He specializes in cardiovascular, nuclear medicine, coronary artery disease, diabetic heart disease, general cardiology, non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, and valvular heart disease. Dr. Maysky is fluent in Russian.