As medications and diagnostic tests have improved over the years, understanding the subtleties of high cholesterol and lipid disorders has become more important. Controlling high cholesterol is a primary strategy of preventive cardiology, which seeks to minimize risk factors that contribute to heart and vascular disease.
Robert Gleeson, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin internist, is board-certified in clinical lipidology and internal medicine and lead for the preventive cardiology and lipidology program. He is the co-author of Lipidology, A Primer: The What, Why and How of Better Lipid Management, written for primary care providers.
Collaboration and Consultation Offer Personalized Care
Dr. Gleeson works closely with other Heart and Vascular Center physicians to offer the best care based on the latest research and advancements in the areas of preventive cardiology and lipidology. See a comprehensive list of the exceptional staff who are part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Heart and Vascular Center.
As a specialist in lipidology relating to heart and vascular disease, Dr. Gleeson collaborates with lipid therapy specialists associated with the Endrocrinology Department at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. This depth and breadth of expertise available at an academic medical center means the care of all patients is tailored to their specific needs. Learn more about lipid disorders treatment through the Endocrinology Department.