John Forrest, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine); Director of Interventional Cardiology; Director, Structural Heart Disease Program

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine

Research Interests

Cardiology; Heart Diseases; Stents; Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Research Summary


  • Co-investigator Medtronic CoreValve US Pivotal Trial (TAVR trial)
  • Co-investigator Levant II (Drug-eluting balloon)
  • Co-investigator Biotronic Biofex I (Peripheral stent)
  • Co-investigator Patient-Centered Outcomes Recovery from Treating PAD: Investigating Trajectories (PORTRAIT).
  • Co-investigator Carotid Stenting for High Surgical Risk Patients; Evaluating Outcomes Through the Collection of Clinical Evidence (CHOICE).
  • Co-investigator Angion BB3
  • Co-investigator Gilead RIVER-PCI
  • Co-investigator Tryton (side-branch stent) Trial

Specialized Terms: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement With the Medtronic Intrepid™ TMVR System in Patients With Severe Symptomatic Mitral Regurgitation (APOLLO)
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement to UNload the Left Ventricle in Patients With ADvanced Heart Failure (TAVR UNLOAD)
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Cerebral Protection to Reduce Cerebral Embolic Lesions After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (REFLECT)
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Medtronic Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Low Risk Patients

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

John Forrest, MD
Mailing Address
Cardiovascular MedicinePO Box 208017
New Haven, CT 06520-8017