1983 B.S.        CCNY-Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education

                         (B.S/M.D. Program), N.Y.

1985 M.D.      Mt Sinai School of Medicine, N.Y.


Postdoctoral Training:

1985-1986       Intern in Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, N.Y.

1986-1988       Resident in Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, N.Y.

1988-1989       Chief Resident in Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital,                                            N.Y.


Clinical and Research Fellowships:

1989-1992       Clinical Fellow in Cardiology, Brigham and Women’s                                      Hospital, Boston

1990-1992       Research Fellow in Medicine, Brigham and Women’s                                        Hospital, Boston

1993-1994       Fellow in Interventional Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital,                            N.Y.


Licensure and Certification:

1987                Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners

1987                New York State License Registration #167965-1

1988                American Board of Internal Medicine #119236

1989                Massachusetts License Registration #71457

1991                American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Boards in

                          Cardiology #119236

2001                Recertification – American Board of Internal Medicine                                      Subspecialty Boards in Cardiology #119236

Awards and Honors:

1988               Alpha Omega Alpha

1991               American Heart Association – Massachusetts Affiliate

                        Physician Investigator Award

1991               National Research Service Award (declined)

1992               American Federation of Clinical Research, Travel Award

1992               Honorary Bugher Fellow of Cardiovascular Research

1993               Bernard Chaus Scholar in Cardiology

1996               Fellow American College of Cardiology


Academic Appointments:

1992-1993      Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston


Hospital Appointments:

1992-1993     Associate Physician, Cardiology, Brigham and Women’s

                         Hospital, Boston

1994-Present  Attending Physician, Cardiology, St. Francis Hospital,                                       Roslyn, N.Y.


Professional Sciences

1988              American College of Physicians

1992              American Heart Association

1993              American Federation of Clinical Research


Research Experience:

1990-1993    Cardiology Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital

                       Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., Ph.D.

                       Lp(a) and fribrinolysis

1986              Cardiology Division, The Mount Sinai Hospital

                       Valentin Fuster, M.D.

                       Effects of lipid modification on prostaglandin synthesis

                       Influence on lipoproteins on platelet activation in vivo