Company: University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Location: New York, New York, United States
Jeffrey Borer, Professor at University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
With a career as long and successful as Dr. Borer, it is effortless to surmise that his hard work and dedication to the field have been maintained throughout the decades. Since the mid-2000s, Dr. Borer has held several positions with the SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine at Cornell University. As a professor of cell biology, radiology and research for these institutions, he puts to use his robust skill set to help prepare the next generation of medical professionals. His career spans more than four decades, where he has provided his services in medicine to Harvard Medical School, the National Institutes of Health, the University of London and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as well as several other companies.
Dr. Borer operates his career via the training he received when pursuing medicine. In 1965, he received a Bachelor of Arts in government cum laude from Harvard University. He continued at Cornell University to receive an MD from Weill Cornell Medicine. He interned, completed residencies and a fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to the positions in his career, he has been the editor-in-chief of “Cardiology” since 2005, the editor-in-chief of “Advances in Cardiology: since 2006, and has authored six books while contributing to numerous publications, medical journals and articles. He is also a patentee in the medical field, having co-invented a method of inhibiting fibroblast growth and cardiac fibrosis.
The quality of work Dr. Borer has sustained throughout his career has been recognized with several distinctions and accolades. Some of these include being selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Cardio Vascular Disease, earning the Transforming Lives Through Research Award from SUNY Downstate Medical Center and the Hans-Peter Krayenbeuhl Memorial Award from Cardiology Online. In addition, he has been recognized with Lifetime Achievement from Marquis Who’s Who. Dr. Borer is a founding member if the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the founding president of the Heart Valve Society of America. He has maintained affiliation with Alpha Omega Alpha, the American Heart Association, the New York Cardiological Society, the Association of University Cardiologists and a variety of other organizations.
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