“Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is a challenge to find patients at risk and change the natural history of this life threatening disease”
Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2011
Castle Connelly has announced that Dr. Guy L. Mintz has again been named as one of the Top Doctors in New York. Recipients of this award were nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors each year. The Top Doctors' are screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team, and those who are among the very best in their specialties and in their communities are selected for inclusion. “I am honored to be recognized by my peers in this way,” said Dr. Mintz.
Dr. Mintz is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and is one of the few board certified lipidologists in the United States. He has received multiple Patient Choice awards, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Mintz has been involved in the education of medical students, interns, residents and fellows and has been named top clinical teacher of the year numerous times. This experience has resulted in national and international lectures on the prevention of cardiovascular disease. He has lectured extensively throughout the country in the areas of cardiac risk factor modification, primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, anti-platelet therapy, hypertension, lipid reduction and prevention of myocardial infarction. “Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is a challenge to find patients at risk and change the natural history of this life threatening disease,” said Dr. Mintz.
Dr. Mintz recently received the honor of being appointed an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Medical School. This will be the first new medical school in the country in many years. Dr. Mintz is looking forward to training future physicians in the area of cardiovascular prevention.
About Dr. Mintz
Dr. Mintz has dedicated his career to the prevention of cardiovascular disease. He has been using various diagnostic techniques to find patients at risk for cardiac disease and stroke. For more information about Dr. Guy Mintz visit http://guymintzmd.com or call (516) 482-3401.