Harvey Hecht, MD, FACC- Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute
is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in cardiac imaging and preventive cardiology and is the author of more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals.
Currently, he serves as the Director of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography at the Lenox Hill Heart & Vascular Institute in New York City.
Previously, Dr. Hecht's
academic appointments have included Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School
, Assistant Professor at UCLA
, Associate Professor at the University of Southern California
and University of California, San Francisco
, and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
in New York.
He also served as Director of Cardiac Imaging at the San Francisco Heart Institute, followed by roles as Director of Electron Beam Tomography, Cardiac Imaging and Preventive Cardiology at the Arizona Heart Institute and Chairman, Department of Medicine at the Arizona Heart Hospital.
He was Director of Electron Beam Tomography and Preventive Cardiology at the Heart & Vascular Institute in Morristown, NJ and the Princeton Longevity Center, prior to assuming the role of Director of Preventive Cardiology, Beth Israel Medical Center & Continuum Heart Institute.
A Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Columbia College
and graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
, Dr. Hecht
internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
and Mount Sinai Hospital
(NY) and a fellowship in Cardiology at Beth Israel Hospital
, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Hecht is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
He is one of the founders of, and was the first President of, the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging.