Matthew Sorrentino
Section of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
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BS1980DePaul UniversityBiology
MD1984The University of Chicago 
Residency1987The University of ChicagoInternal Medicine
Residency1988The University of ChicagoChief Resident
Fellowship1991The University of ChicagoCardiology

Academic Interests

Dr. Sorrentino has academic interests in Preventive Cardiology. He is a known expert on lipid disorders, the metabolic syndrome and hypertension. His research interests have been in the area of the clinical implications of novel lipid particles such as lipoprotein (a) and the treatment of hypertension in patients with target organ involvement such as left ventricular hypertrophy. He has been involved in a number of multicenter trials exploring treatment options to prevent cardiac events. He teaches extensively about Preventive Cardiology to students, residents and physicians both nationally and internationally.

Clinical Interests

Preventive cardiology, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, coronary artery disease.

Representative Publications

  1. Sorrentino MJ, Vielhauer C, Eisenbart JD, Fless GM, Scanu AM, Feldman T. Plasma lipoprotein (a) protein concentration and coronary artery disease in black patients compared with white patients. Am J Med 93: 658-662 (1992).
  2. Sorrentino MJ. Turning up the heat on hypertension: It’s time to be more aggressive in finding and treating this silent killer. PostGraduate Med 105:82-93 (1999).
  3. Sorrentino MJ. Cholesterol reduction to prevent CAD: What do the data show? PostGraduate Medicine 108:40-52 (2000).
  4. Sorrentino M, Shah R, Van Minh H, Bhambhvani P, Anekwe A, Gupta R, and Shaeffer C. Prevention in Cardiology. In Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Consultant’s Approach, Edited by Nguyen TN et al., Futura Publishing Co, Armonk NY, (2001), 163-188.
  5. Sorrentino, M, Sperling, L. The diet dilemma: Finding a rational resolution. Lipid Letter, 2003;3:1-9.

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