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Joseph P. Kannam, MD

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

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Joseph P. Kannam, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and program director for the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) and oversees the hospital’s comprehensive community-based cardiology program.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

General Cardiology

Awards or Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)

What's your background, education and training?

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Internship/Residency/Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

What do patients have to say about you?

"My sister sees Dr. Kannam in Needham. He listens very carefully and looks at all aspects of the patient, not just the heart. He is very up to date with information and a very thorough doctor. He also has a very kind and caring manner. We would wholeheartedly recommend him!"

"Knowledgeable, very professional and patient."

"Dr. Kannam is the best of the best. He is a wonderful cardiologist who will go the extra mile to give the best care possible."

Hours of operation


Insurances Accepted

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Special expertise

Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease