Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology & Population Health
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Medicine (General Internal Medicine)
HypertensionDietary saltCardiovascular disease
A specialist in hypertension, Dr. Alderman is widely recognized for having questioned public health initiatives to lower the recommended level of dietary salt. His research has focused on understanding the wide variety of cardiovascular outcomes among patients with high blood pressure. Dr. Alderman has been featured by The New York Times, the Associated Press and The Wall Street Journal. read more...
Professor and Chair, Surgery, Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center
Professor and Chair, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Einstein and Montefiore
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Cardiac surgeryMitral repair surgeryAortic valve surgery Minimally invasive heart surgeryHeart transplantation
Dr. Michler is a heart surgeon who specializes in complex aortic and mitral valve repair surgery. He is an NIH-funded investigator whose interest in repairing the injured heart has led to clinical trials in cardiac stem cell transplantation. Dr. Michler and his teams have advanced minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery procedures and surgical robotics. This work led to FDA approval for selective cardiac robotic procedures including mitral valve repair and coronary bypass surgery. read more...