“I am an interventional cardiologist who manages patients with coronary atherosclerosis or blockages of heart arteries. Patients may require emergent procedures where time is of the essence. Our facilities have been certified to meet and exceed national standards.”


Dr. Pastore is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in opening blocked arteries as well as cardiovascular disease. The son of a cardiologist and grandson of a United States Senator, Dr. Pastore has carried on the tradition of servicing his community. He started medicine as a cardiovascular research staff at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center under his mentor, Dr. Jeffrey M. Isner, who inspired his interest and passion for cardiology Dr. Pastore completed specialty fellowships in both coronary and peripheral vascular interventions and is trained in the use of transradial cardiac catheterization.

Professional Journey

Dr. Pastore sits on the Medical Executive Committee of St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, and since the hospital opened, has served as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Dr. Pastore is a former faculty member of Tufts and Harvard Medical Schools. He has received awards for research in gene and stem cell therapy, nuclear cardiology, the biology of aging, and for preventive cardiology and humanism in medicine.


  • Internal Medicine: 2004
  • Cardiovascular Disease: 2006
  • Interventional Cardiology: 2007
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology: 2007

Research (selected)

Health Reforms in an Era of Uncertainty
Single-center experience with the TandemHeart
Future directions of myocardial fatty acid imaging.


Tufts University School of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess
Lahey Clinic

Areas of Interest

  • Radial Catheterization
  • Peripheral Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology