Paul David Kligfield, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Paul David Kligfield, M.D.

Paul Kligfield, MD, has been at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, as Director of the Cardiac Graphics Laboratory since 1977 and as Medical Director of the Cardiac Health Center since 1995. He is a 1970 graduate of Harvard Medical School and was an intern and resident in Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He spent a year as a clinical research fellow in Cardiology at St. George's Hospital in London before completing his fellowship at Cornell. Dr. Kligfield served in the US Navy as a cardiologist at the Naval Submarine Medical Center in Groton before joining the full-time faculty at Cornell in 1977, where he is now Professor of Medicine. In addition to private patient care activities and teaching, his clinical investigation is focused on new algorithms in exercise testing and standard electrocardiography. Dr. Kligfield is President-elect of the New York Cardiological Society, President of the New York Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and Governor of the American College of Cardiology from metropolitan New York, Vice-President of the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology, and a member and past President of the American Osler Society. He has published numerous research papers and editorials, and he serves on the editorial boards of a number of subspecialty journals.

A summary of Dr. Kligfield's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

1970   M.D. - Harvard Medical School  

1971   Internship, Internal Medicine - Beth Isreal Hospital, Boston

1972   Residency , Internal Medicine - Beth Isreal Hospital, Boston

1973   Research Fellow, Cardiology - St. George's Hospital - London, England

1975   Fellow, Cardiology - Cornell University Medical College

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