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Leandro N. Slipczuk Bustamante, MD, PhD

Specialty:
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Biography:

Leandro Slipczuk Bustamante, MD, PhD, FACC is a board certified cardiologist,  Director of the Advanced Cardiac Imaging Program and the Cardiovascular Atherosclerosis and Lipid Disorder Center at Montefiore Cardiology Division. Additionally, Dr. Slipczuk is an Assistant Professor at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His clinical focus is the treatment of coronary artery disease, familial hypercholesterolemia and lipid disorders in both prevention and established diseases, cardiometabolic disorders, hypertension, valvular heart disease and heart failure with a comprehensive clinical and multimodality imaging approach.

In 2007, Dr. Slipczuk received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Buenos Aires. He continued studying at this institution, and in 2010 received his Doctor of Philosophy. Dr. Slipczuk began his postgraduate training with a residency in internal medicine at Einstein Medical Center, which he completed in 2013. He then completed a fellowship in cardiology and advanced cardiovascular imaging in 2016 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Slipczuk’s research focus is on the identification of high-risk patients and plaque features, lipid disorders, cardiovascular imaging and valvular heart disease. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and articles.

Dr. Slipczuk is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also board certified in cardiovascular CT, comprehensive adult echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He is an active member of the National Lipid Association where he is a member of the publications committee as well as the imaging and cardiometabolic working groups. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

Locations: 
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone:(718) 920-6700
Fax:(718) 920-7447
 
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone:(718) 904-2080
 
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone:(866) 633-8255
 
1628 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2663
Phone:(347) 657-1700
Medical School:
University of Buenos Aires
Residency:
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
Fellowship:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Gender:
Male