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Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Faculty & Staff

NYU Langone’s Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease boasts faculty who are internationally recognized experts in clinical care and cardiovascular research.

Faculty

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Jeffrey S. Berger, MD

Director, Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Cardiovascular Thrombosis Program
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Surgery
Expertise: complex thrombotic disorders of the cardiovascular system and vascular medicine

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Edward A. Fisher, MD, PhD, MPH

Inaugural Director, Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Translational Research, Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
The Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Pediatrics
Expertise: lipid disorders, coronary artery disease, low-density lipoprotein metabolism, and imaging of arteries

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Howard Weintraub, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Clinical Director, Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Associate Director, Preventive Cardiology Fellowship Program
Expertise: lipid disorders, coronary artery disease, insulin resistance, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and hypertension

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Arthur Z. Schwartzbard, MD

Director, Preventive Cardiology Fellowship
Clinical Lipid Research Director, Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Expertise: insulin resistance, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and echocardiography

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William Blau, MD

Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine
Expertise: aortic valve stenosis, mitral valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and atherosclerosis

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Michael S. Garshick, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Expertise: cardiovascular disease prevention, inflammation, cardiovascular manifestations of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and endothelial dysfunction

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Ira J. Goldberg, MD

Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
The Clarissa and Edgar Bronfman Jr. Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine
Expertise: lipid disorders and type 2 diabetes

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Dennis A. Goodman, MD

Director, Integrative Medicine, the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Expertise: lifestyle changes to reduce cardiovascular risk

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Sean P. Heffron, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Expertise: general and preventive cardiology, obesity, nutrition, and exercise physiology

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Jonathan Newman, MD, MPH

The Eugene Braunwald, MD, Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Expertise: clinical and preventive cardiology; echocardiography; and inflammatory, oncologic, and environmental risk factors for cardiovascular disease

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James A. Underberg, MD

Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Expertise: preventive cardiovascular medicine, lipidology, and hypertension

Fellow

David Lee, MD
Preventive Cardiology Fellow

Preventive Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Stephanie Hopkins, MSN, FNP-BC

Clinical Nutritionist

Melissa Alazraki, MS, RD, CDE

Administrative Staff

Julia Levine, MPA
Program Manager

Ania Coats, MA
Program Coordinator