Identify the causes of the patient's dyslipidemia including lipid medication intolerance. Educate the patient in the science and treatment of lipid and lipoprotein disorders and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Recommend a personalized treatment plan including therapeutic lifestyles and medications as needed which includes shared decision-making between physician and patient. Provide support to the patient and their health care providers.
I spent 33 years in Family Medicine before specializing in Clinical Lipidology. My practice has been limited to Clinical Lipidology since 2011.