Dr. Daniel Edmundowicz serves as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Director of Preventive Cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC) Cardiovascular Institute. Since joining the faculty of the UPMC Cardiovascular Institute in 1996, Dr. Edmundowicz has headed the section of Preventive Cardiology including the Cholesterol Management Program and, since its inception in 1998, the Electron Beam CT cardiac imaging program. He has recently been appointed as Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at UPMC Passavant, a 300 bed tertiary care hospital in the UPMC system. As a result of collaboration with colleagues in the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, he has authored several publications describing the clinical utility of subclinical vascular disease imaging and stratifying cardiovascular risk. He has lectured nationally on topics including cholesterol management and cardiovascular risk reduction.
Dr. Edmundowicz obtained a B.S. in Biology at the University of Notre Dame followed by an M.S. in Human Anatomy and an M.D. degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. After completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, he completed a cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr. Edmundowicz is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and past President of the Pennsylvania ACC chapter. He is President-Elect of the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and has been awarded “Top Doc” in cardiovascular disease by Pittsburgh Magazine three times.