Jessica M. Pena, M.D.
Dr. Jessica Peña provides a full range of noninvasive cardiology services, focusing her research on preventive cardiology—including the cardiovascular effects of statins and psychosocial stress. She is conducting clinical trials to test the inflammatory hypothesis of atherosclerosis.
Dr. Peña served as principal investigator on the JUPITER trial, which explored statin therapy and the risks of atrial fibrillation, and she participated in the Dallas Heart Study, which examined left ventricular mass and wall thickness.
Dr. Peña joined Montefiore from a research fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. She earned her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and completed her residency in internal medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, nuclear cardiology and adult echocardiography.
Dr. Peña is fluent in Spanish.
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