John Kiene Forrest MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Director, Structural Heart Disease Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Interventional Cardiology

Education & Training

  • B.S., Bowdoin College (1998)
  • M.D., Yale University School of Medicine (2005)
  • Internship, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Traditional Program , Internal Medicine (2005 - 2006)
  • Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Traditional Program , Internal Medicine (2006 - 2008)
  • Fellowship, Yale University , Cardiovascular Disease (2008 - 2011)
  • Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine , Interventional & Structural Heart Disease (2010 - 2012)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Coronary artery disease; Percutaneous Coronary interventions; Valvular Heart Disease; Aortic Stenosis; Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacmenet (TAVR); Peripheral Vascular disease and interventions.


Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified (2011)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified (2008)
  • Interventional Cardiology, Board Certified (2012)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Severe Aortic StenosisMedtronic CoreValve Expanded Use Study
Aortic Valve StenosisNeurological complications of contemporary unprotected TAVR (Yale NeuroTAVR)
Severe Aortic StenosisMedtronic SURTAVI - Surgical Replacement and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Peripheral Arterial DiseasePortrait Registry: Patient Oriented Outcomes Related to Treatment practices in Peripheral Arterial Disease: An International Trajectory
Symptomatic Femoro-popliteal Chronic Total OcclusionThe Lumen Study: A Prospective, Multicenter, Open Label Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety, Performance and Intraluminal Crossing of the TruePath CTO Device versus The Crosser System in Patients with Symptomatic Femoro-popliteal Chronic Total Occlusion

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