Biography: James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FASH, FNLA
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 fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine & Biology, and a North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner. Dr. Underberg is the founder and President of the New York Preventive Cardiovascular Society and a member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Chapter of the National Lipid Association. 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.
Dr. Underberg's Clinical Practice was recently awarded recognition by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and the National Committee for Quality Assurance Heart-Stroke Recognition Program and the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Prevention Program. He sees patients both in his private referral practice and in the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic.