Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D.

Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679-A
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 341-7700

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Professional Bio

Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D. is Professor of Medicine, Chief of Cardiology, and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Rochester School of medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Lowenstein obtained his M.D. at the Harvard Medical School. He completed his medical residency at The Massachusetts General Hospital and his cardiology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After 18 years on the faculty at Hopkins, he became Chief of Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2009. He has served on the NIH Atherosclerosis and Inflammation Cardiovascular Sciences study section. He is an Associate Editor of Circulation Research. He served as Chair of the Board of the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation, an organization that funds medical student research.

Patient Care Bio

Charles J. Lowenstein, M.D. is Chief of Cardiology at the University of Rochester School of medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Lowenstein works with patients in the outpatient cardiology clinic, treating cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and hyperlipidemia.



Dr. Lowenstein obtained his M.D. at the Harvard Medical School. He completed his medical residency at The Massachusetts General Hospital and his cardiology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. At Hopkins, he worked in the cardiac care unit and in the outpatient clinics. After 18 years on the faculty at Hopkins, he became Chief of Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2009.

Awards & Honors (National)

Peter Dolphin Award | Pfizer | Paris, France 2005 - 2005
Member | American Society for Clinical Investigation 2002 - 2002

Awards & Honors (Local)

Member | InterUrban Clinical Club | Baltimore, MD 2007 - 2007
Sir William Osler Young Investigator Award | Interurban Clinical Club | Baltimore, MD 2003 - 2003
Young Investigators Conference on Atherosclerosis Award | Merck, Inc. | New York, NY 2000 - 2000

Current Appointments

Chief - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)
Director - Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute - Primary Administrative
Paul N. Yu Professorship in Cardiology - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | Harvard Medical School1986
BA | Biochemistry | Harvard University1982
Cardiology Fellow | The Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineAttended 1991 - 1994
Research and Clinical Fellow | Massachusetts General HospitalAttended 1989 - 1990
Research Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyAttended 1989 - 1990
Medical Resident | Massachusetts General HospitalAttended 1986 - 1989

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office01/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Research at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/1989 - 12/31/1990
Residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987