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Christie Ballantyne

Christie M Ballantyne MD

Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, is Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center and Chief of the Section of Cardiovascular Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine and his postgraduate training at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ballantyne's research interests include the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, with an emphasis on monocyte activation and adhesion.  His clinical interests include preventive cardiology, lipids, metabolic syndrome, atherosclerosis, genetics, and coronary artery disease.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. MY APPROACH to Low Levels of HDL Cholesterol