Leadership Team

James Underberg, M.D

Founder and President of the New York Preventive Cardiovascular Society

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 also the Director of the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic. Dr. Underberg holds joint appointments in the divisions of General Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at NYU.

Dr. Underberg is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and Immediate Past-President of the National Lipid Association. He is a Fellow of the National Lipid Association and President of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. 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, The American Society of Preventive Cardiology and the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Underberg also serves on the scientific advisory board of the Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Foundation.

Dr. Underberg's clinical focus is preventive cardiovascular medicine, where he specializes in the 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. Dr. Underberg has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Yale University, and a medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His internship and residency were completed at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center.

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