Faculty Profile

Dr. Robert J Ostfeld, M.D.

Robert J Ostfeld, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)

Professional Interests

Dr. Robert Ostfeld is the founder and director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore, an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and the Associate Director of the Cardiology Fellowship at Einstein-Montefiore.

Dr. Ostfeld is the author of over 2 original articles and has authored numerous book chapters, reviews, and clinical statements. His professional interests include cardiovascular disease prevention, medical education, and clinical research. He speaks frequently to both the medical and lay community regarding cardiovascular disease prevention.

Dr. Ostfeld earned the outstanding Full-Time Attending of the Year award at Montefiore for excellence in teaching medical residents, received the Program Director's Award for dedicated service on behalf of the Montefiore Einstein Cardiology Fellowship, and was elected to the Leo M. Davidoff Society at Einstein for outstanding achievement in the teaching of medical residents.


Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, 1992. Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa 

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine, 1996. 

Medical Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1996-1997. 

Medical Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1997-1999. 

Cardiology Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1999-2003. 

Research Fellowship in Preventive Medicine: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2002-2003. 

Master's of Science in Epidemiology: Harvard School of Public Health, 2003. 

Clinical Research Interests

Preventive Cardiology, General Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease, Echocardiography, Medical Education

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