James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNLA

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, NYU Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, New York, NY

Dr. Underberg is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. He is the Director of the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Yale University, and attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. His Internship and residency were done at NYU/Bellevue Medical Center in NYC. Dr. Underberg is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the National Lipid Association and President of the Northeast Chapter of the National Lipid Association. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and is a board member of the National Lipid Association, the Foundation of the National Lipid Association and the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. Dr Underberg also serves on the scientific advisory board of the FH Foundation. Dr. Underberg’s Clinical Interests focus on the clinical management of patients with lipids and lipoprotein disorders, hypertension management and cardiovascular disease prevention. He maintains an active clinical research program in these areas and has authored numerous articles and book chapters in the field of Clinical Lipidology. He sees patients both at Bellevue Hospital and in a University based Private practice setting.