James A. UnderbergMS, MD, FACPM, FACP, FASH, FASH, FASPC
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. Dr. Underberg’s clinical specialty is Clinical Lipidology. 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 president-elect of the Northeast Chapter of the National Lipid Association. He also served on the National Board of the National Lipid Association for the term 2011-2014.
Dr. Underberg 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 university-based referral practice and in the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic.