Jeffrey S. Berger, MD

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

lipid metabolism, obesity, high blood pressure disorder, prediabetes, high cholesterol level, lipid disorders, heart attack, coronary heart disease, thrombosis, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), vascular disease occlusive, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), lung embolism, platelet disorders, antiplatelet therapy
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Lower Extremity Arterial Disease, Pulmonary Embolism, Obesity, Hypertension in Children

Credentials

Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Board Certifications

    2007
  • AB Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)

Education and Training

  • 2009
  • Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Vascular
  • 2008
  • Fellowship, Duke University Hospital, Cardiology
  • 2005
  • Residency, Beth Israel Medical Center, Medicine
  • 2001
  • MD from Tel Aviv University

Departments

Locations and Appointments

58 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • GHI CBP
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP EPO/PPO
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HIP POS
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYULMC Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
530 1st Avenue, HCC, Suite 4F
New York, NY 10016

Contact

Phone: 212-263-7435

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My Research

Dr Berger's research primarily focuses on discovering novel mechanisms of heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and stroke. He is also interested in the etiology of unexplained thromboembolic (clotting) disease; 2) the clinical and cellular response to antithrombotic agents in cardiovascular disease; and 3) sex differences in the pathophysiology and treatment response of cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Berger has a particular interest in the field of platelet and hypercoagulable mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, with research interests that include: (1) the role of platelet activity in patients with different high risk vascular phenotypes, such as cardiac and peripheral atherosclerosis, aneurysmal disease, venous disease, kidney disease, and HIV; (2) regulation of platelet activity during the perioperative period; (3) the clinical and platelet response to antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapeutics; and (4) the study of personalized medicine using the platelet phenotype to guide therapeutics. Dr. Berger has set up a platelet lab to measure platelet activity using various techniques, including whole blood and platelet rich plasma aggregometry, flow cytometry, hematology analysis, and molecular biology using the platelet transcriptome. The overall goal of the lab is to use the platelet phenotype in understanding who is at risk for developing cardiovascular disease and to determine whether modification of the platelet phenotype can ultimately lower the risk of adverse cardiovascular events.

Publications

  • The role of testosterone therapy in cardiovascular mortality: culprit or innocent bystander?

    Tanna, Monique S; Schwartzbard, Arthur; Berger, Jeffery S; Alukal, Joseph; Weintraub, Howard 2015 Mar; 490-490, Current atherosclerosis reports — id: 1466712, year: 2015, page: 490, stat: Journal Article
  • Effect of Dietary Modification on Incident Carotid Artery Disease in Postmenopausal Women Results From the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial

    Allison, Matthew A; Aragaki, Aaron; Eaton, Charles; Li, Wenjun; Van Horn, Linda; Daviglus, Martha L; Berger, Jeffrey S 2014 JUN; 1748-1756, Stroke — id: 1067342, year: 2014, page: 1748
  • Proatherogenic oxidized low-density lipoprotein/beta 2-glycoprotein i complexes in arterial and venous disease

    Berger, J S; Rockman, C B; Guyer, K E; Lopez, L R 2014 2014; -, Journal of immunology research — id: 1423172, year: 2014
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