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James Underberg, MD, Internal Medicine, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals

JamesAUnderbergMDMS, FACP, FACPM, FNLA

Internal Medicine New York, NY

Preventive Medicine, Obesity and Weight Management (Primary Care)

Clinical Lipidology Past President National Lipid Association President American Board of Clinical Lipidology NYU Center for Prevention of CVDisease & Director Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic, NY City, Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. James Underberg, MD
    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 the Immediate Past-President of the National Lipid Association and a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the National Lipid Association and Vice-President of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and is a He 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 Hosptial and in a University Affiliated Private practice setting.

Education & Training

  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineInternship, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1986
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1986
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityBS, Biochemistry, 1982
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityMS, Molecular Biophysics, 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1987 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Clinical LipidologyLipidology
  • American Society of HypertensionClinical Hypertension Specialist

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2011-2014
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2013-2016
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2011
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Lowering LDL‐Cholesterol and CV Benefits: Is There a Limit to How Low LDL‐C Needs to Be for Optimal Health Benefits?  
    Anish Vani, James A Underberg, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • A Successful Attempt to Lobby a Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for the Use of Ezetimibe in the Management of Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia.  
    Lisa Cioce, MD, Lana Borno, PharmD, BCPS, Vanessa Milne, NP, James Underberg, MS, Journal of Clinical Lipidology 05/2012; 6(3):266
  • Electronic Chart Review of A Multispecialty Internal Medicine Practice Evaluating Appropriate Identification of Patients with Familial Hyperlipidemia.  
    Lourdes Ella Gonzalez Santos, MD, James Underberg, Journal of Clinical Lipidology 05/2012; 5(3):229
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Establishing a HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor (Statin) Protocol for Informed Consent in Women of Child Bearing Age.
    Underberg, JA, National Lipid Association Annual Meeting 2006
  • Electronic Chart Review of A Multispecialty Internal Medicine Practice Evaluating Appropriate Identification of Patients with Familial Hyperlipidemia.
    Gonzalez-Santos LE, Underberg, J, Journal of Clinical Lipidology Vol. 5, Issue 3, Page 229
  • Menopause Practice: A Clinicians Guide.
    Underberg, JA, North American Menopause Society 2007

Lectures

  • Understanding the Spectrum of LDL-C in CV Disease: A Focus on Low LDL 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/17/2019
  • National Lipid Association(NLA) Clinical Lipid Update – Fall 2013 
    National Lipid Association, Baltimore, Maryland - 9/20/2013
  • Lipid Academy - Ancillary Course Info 
    National Lipid Association, Baltimore, Maryland - 9/19/2013
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Press Mentions

  • 45-Year-Old Caucasian Female with a Lifelong History of Elevated Cholesterol
    45-Year-Old Caucasian Female with a Lifelong History of Elevated CholesterolFebruary 12th, 2016
  • Physicians’ Education Resource® Presents 2018 New York Cardio-Endo-Renal Collaborative
    Physicians’ Education Resource® Presents 2018 New York Cardio-Endo-Renal CollaborativeAugust 1st, 2018
  • Matinas BioPharma Appoints James A. Underberg, M.D. To Its MAT9001 Scientific Advisory Board
    Matinas BioPharma Appoints James A. Underberg, M.D. To Its MAT9001 Scientific Advisory BoardMarch 4th, 2020
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations