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Philip R. Liebson, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor Emeritus
Medical or Graduate Education: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Residency: New York Veterans Administration Hospital - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Bellevue Hospital - Cardiology
  New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center - Cardiology Research
Clinical Expertise:
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Echocardiography
  • High blood pressure
  • Ultrasound, carotid
Research Interests:
  • Left ventricular hypertrophy
  • Risk factor evaluation using carotid ultrasound
Languages Spoken:
  • French
  • German
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  • 1700 W. Van Buren St.
  • Suite 470
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-3133
  • Fax: (312) 563-2746
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. The relation of diabetes, impaired fasting blood glucose, and insulin resistance to left ventricular structure and function in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study.
    Fox ER, Sarpong DF, Cook JC, Samdarshi TE, Nagarajarao HS, Liebson PR, Sims M, Howard G, Garrison R, Taylor HA Jr.
    Diabetes Care. 2011
    2011 Feb
    34(2):507-9. doi: 10.2337/dc10-0838. Epub 2011 Jan 7.
  2. Cardiovascular disease in special populations III: stroke.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2010
    2010 Winter
    13(1):1-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00041.x. Review. No abstract available.
  3. ARBITER-6 HALTS and lipid concentrations and heart failure incidence: Framingham Heart Study.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2010
    2010 Summer
    13(3):141-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2010.00069.x. No abstract available.
  4. Diet, lifestyle, and hypertension and mediterranean diet and risk of dementia.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2010
    2010 Spring
    13(2):94-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00064.x. No abstract available.
  5. Cardiovascular risk in special populations IV: Congenital heart defects.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2010
    2010 Spring
    13(2):49-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00040.x. Review. No abstract available.
  6. The thiazolidinedione controversy in cardiovascular risk.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2010
    2010 Fall
    13(4):209-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2010.00082.x. No abstract available.
  7. Diabetes control and cardiovascular risk, Part II: Intensive glucose control--UKPDS follow-up.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2009
    2009 Winter
    12(1):51-8. No abstract available.
  8. Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination With Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial (ONTARGET): implications for reduced cardiovascular risk.
    Liebson PR, Amsterdam EA.
    Prev Cardiol. 2009
    2009 Winter
  9. Cardiovascular risk in special populations: overview.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2009
    2009 Summer
    12(3):121-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00038.x. No abstract available.
  10. Jupiter and accomplish.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2009
    2009 Spring
    12(2):114-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00032.x. No abstract available.
  11. ACTIVE A and AURORA.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2009
    2009 Fall
    12(4):205-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00039.x. No abstract available.
  12. Cardiovascular risk in special populations II: hypertension.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2009
    2009 Fall
    12(4):189-97. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2009.00042.x. Review. No abstract available.
  13. Distribution and determinants of Doppler-derived diastolic flow indices in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study (JHS).
    Samdarshi TE, Taylor HA, Edwards DQ, Liebson PR, Sarpong DF, Shreenivas SS, Howard G, Garrison RJ, Fox ER.
    Am Heart J. 2009
    2009 Aug
    158(2):209-16. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2009.05.020.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2008
    2008 Summer
    11(3):179-82. Review. No abstract available.
  15. ILLUMINATE-Part 2 and CORONA.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2008
    2008 Spring
    11(2):123-6. No abstract available.
  16. Diabetes Control and Cardiovascular Risk: ACCORD, ADVANCE, AVOID, and SANDS.
    Liebson PR.
    Prev Cardiol. 2008
    2008 Fall
    11(4):230-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7141.2008.00006.x. No abstract available.
  17. Obesity and bariatric surgery: two studies
    Liebson PR
    Prev Cardiol
    2008 Winter
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