GERALD L. EVANS, M.D.
Dr. Gerald Evans has been a leader in the treatment and prevention of heart disease for over 30 years. He served as Chief of Cardiology at the MetroWest Medical Center (formerly Framingham Union Hospital) for 19 years where, under his direction, the department grew to include a cardiac catheterization lab, coronary care unit, pacemaker clinic, nuclear cardiology, and a cardiovascular rehabilitation program. In 1983, he was elected President of the medical staff. Additionally, he was a founder and member of the board of directors of Emergency Care Physicians, Inc. and Health Alliance of Framingham, Inc.
Dr. Evans established a private practice in 1989 with a primary focus on prevention. He concurrently developed HeartVentures in response to the need of employers and insurers to improve the health of their high-risk employees and to reduce their healthcare costs. He is personally involved in all aspects of the program.
His credentials include:
- Cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College.
- Medical degree from the University of Vermont.
- Board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.
- Former Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University.
- Fellow, American College of Cardiology
- Fellow, American Heart Association (Council on Clinical Cardiology)
- Fellow, North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
- Finalist, Health Project's Edward Everett Koop Award for innovative health promotion programs
- Recipient "Best Practices Award" from the New England Employee Benefits Council - 2000