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Joseph                         Izzo

Joseph L. Izzo MD

UBMD Medicine

Specialties

Cardiac pharmacology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Pathophysiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology

 

Overview

Professional Summary:

(1) Role of the sympathoadrenal system in hypertension, postural adaptation, and long-term cardiovascular adaptation
(2) Control of regional and systemic blood flow during acute stress responses
(3) Mechanisms of stress responses and vasoreactivity, both in vivo and in vitro, including metabolic interactions
(4) Cardiovascular drug effects
(5) Outcomes of drug therapies

Specialties:

Cardiac pharmacology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pathophysiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Physician Gender:

Male


Location and Insurance

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Erie County Medical Center
Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Credentials

Board Certifications:
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Education and Training:
  • Staff Associate, Experimental Therapeutics Section, Hypertension-Endocrine Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (1979)
  • Attending Physician, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health (1979)
  • Internship, Straight Medicine, Barnes Hospital, Washington University (1974)
  • MD, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University (1972)
  • AB, Biology/Biochemistry, Princeton University (1968)
Military Experience:
  • (1975-1979)
    Surgeon, US Public Health Service
  • (1980-1992)
    U.S.P.H.S. Inactive Reserve
Awards and Honors:
  • American Society of Hypertension, Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award (2012)
  • Who's Who (2011)
  • American Society of Hyptertension, Fellow (2010)
  • American Society of Hyptertension, Hypertension Specialist (1999)
  • Best Doctors in America (1996)
  • American Heart Association, Fellow (1995)
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow (1990)
  • Who's Who in Science (1984)
  • Who's Who in the East (1984)
  • Fellow, High Blood Pressure Research Council, AHA (1984)
  • Sinsheimer Scholar Award (1982)
  • Clinical Associate Physician Award, University of Rochester (1979)
  • Buswell Fellow, University of Rochester (1979)
  • National Merit Scholarship Finalist (1964)
  • Hearst Foundation Senate Youth Fellow (1964)

Research

Research Profile:

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