Dean G. Karalis

Drexel University, USA


Dean G. Karalis is a Clinical Professor of medicine at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa, USA. He serves as an Attending Cardiologist at the Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Karalis is an Expert in the field of cardiology and lipidology and has conducted over thirty clinical trials in cardiology, including several landmark trials in the area of cholesterol lowering. He has written over 100 articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He has been a Guest Lecturer in a wide variety of topics related to cardiovascular health, with a focus on the areas of echocardiography, preventive cardiology, and lipid lowering. Dr. Karalis serves on several editorial boards and also reviews manuscripts for several leading medical journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Annals of Internal Medicine, and the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Karalis is a Member of several professional associations, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association, and the National Lipid Association. Since 2005, he has served as a Board Member for the Northeast Lipid Association. Since 1987, he has served as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and in 2006 was awarded Diplomate status with the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. In 2006 and 1993, he was honored as Teacher of the Year by the Drexel University’s Department of Medicine and received a commendation for outstanding teaching of medical interns and residents in 1991 and 1992. After earning his medical doctorate from Albany Medical College, Dr. Karalis completed his residency in The Cornell Hospitals; North Shore University Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He subsequently completed a fellowship in cardiology at the Likoff Cardiovascular Institute at the Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Biography Updated on 7 September 2011

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