Dr. Underberg is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at NYU Medical School and the NYU Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention .He is the Director of the Bellevue Hospital Primary Care Lipid Management Clinic and is also 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 and a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Underberg is a founding member and president-elect of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Chapter of the National Lipid Association. He was also serves on the National Board of the National Lipid Association for the term 2011-2014. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, co-chairs the communication committee of the NLA and is the co-editor of the NLA quarterly newsletter Lipid Spin. Dr. Underberg also serves as the Co-Chair and faculty for the National Lipid Association Lipid Management Training Course and Lipid University. He currently serves on the CME committee of the American Society of Hypertension. 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 NYU-Bellevue Hospital Medical Center. He has been elected a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine, the Society of Vascular Medicine, the National Lipid Association and the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Hypertension. He is currently involved in several clinical trials in the areas of hypertension, lipids, diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention. He sees patients both in a university based referral practice and in the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic.
- cholesterol management
- New York, NY
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Last Updated: February 13th, 2012