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About the Chairman

Dr. Frishman is a nationally renowned clinical cardiologist with an interest in disease prevention, hyperlipidemia, hypertension and cardiovascular pharmacology.  He has been the recipient of multiple research grants from the National Institutes of Health and Industry.  He has been the recipient of the Distinguished Teacher and Humanism in Medicine Awards from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Teacher Scholar Award of The American Heart Association, the Preventive Cardiology Academic Award, and a Mastership of the American College of Physicians.  He is an editor of two major journals, the American Journal of Medicine (the official journal of the Chairpersons of Medicine in North America) and Cardiology in Review (an affiliated journal of the American Heart Association done in conjunction with Harvard Medical School).  He has written over 1,000 articles related to cardiology, and has authored and edited 10 books, including his magna opus Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics, which recently appeared in its 3rd edition.  He was a participant on campus in the laboratory where the cardiac stem cell was discovered.  Dr. Frishman has served as the first President of the New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and was a Past President of the New York Cardiology Society.  An Army medical officer during the Vietnam and Desert Storm wars, he is also the recipient of the U.S. Commendation for Meritorious Service. 

Dr. Frishman is a native of the Bronx and he and his wife have been residents of Westchester for almost 34 years.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Genetics and was recently on the cover of Westchester Magazine’s Top Doctors Issue.  Dr. Frishman enjoys the practice of Medicine and is dedicated to improving care for patients and leading the cardiology section of Westchester Heart and Vascular.