Dr. James Underberg,
Preventing Heart Disease
Better lifestyle habits can help you reduce your risk for heart attack. Learn what you can do to help prevent heart disease and stroke.
Dr. James Underberg comes on the show to provide some of his wisdom to help those in the fight against heart disease by understanding the symptoms and speak more in depth about the preventative measures we can do to help prevent cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Underberg is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at NYU Medical School and is a member of the executive committee of the Division of General Internal Medicine . His clinical focus is Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine. He is an American Society of Hypertension Certified Specialist in Clinical Hypertension , a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology, and a North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner. Dr. Underberg is the founder and President of the New York Preventive Cardiovascular Society.He is a fellow of the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology. He graduated from Yale University with a BS and MS and from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. His internship and residency were completed at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center. He is currently involved in several clinical trials in the areas of hypertension, lipids, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He sees patients both in a private referral practice and in the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic. Dr. Underberg's Clinical Practice was recently recognized by the the American Heart Association Heart-Stroke Recognition Program for excellence in preventive
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