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Ferruccio de Lorenzo

Dr Ferruccio De Lorenzo

Consultant Physician in General Medicine

MD, Ph.D (Imperial College), FRCP, FBIHS

Languages spoken: English Italian

50 to 80% of cases of Heart Diseases are caused by modifiable risk factors. Preventive treatment is very effective to stave off heart diseases principally in people aged 30 and 75 who have not yet shown any symptoms.

Dr Ferruccio De Lorenzo

Consultant Physician in General Medicine

MD, Ph.D (Imperial College), FRCP, FBIHS

Languages spoken: English Italian

50 to 80% of cases of Heart Diseases are caused by modifiable risk factors. Preventive treatment is very effective to stave off heart diseases principally in people aged 30 and 75 who have not yet shown any symptoms.

Patient Age Group

Adults

Year qualified

1990

Specialties

General (internal) medicine

Gender

Male

Clinical Interests

Primary & Secondary Evidence Based Cardiovascular Disease Prevention; Lipid Disorders management; Hypertension; Management of CVD risk factors in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Biography

Dr De Lorenzo is a Consultant Physician at the Lipid Disorders & Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Clinic Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Hammersmith Hospital Prior to this, he was a Consultant Physician in General Medicine and Prevention of Vascular Disorders at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He has published more than 50 articles in International medical journals, and co-authored and edited chapters for several books related to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. In 2015 has been awarded a SHAPE USA (Society for heart attack prevention and eradication) specialist certificate.In 2016 has been awarded a Fellowship from the British & Irish Hypertension Society. In 2020 has been awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians.

EXPERT COLUMNIST
Ibero-American Society of Scientific Information on Medical and Healthcare (SIIC)

MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY & EDITORIAL BOARD
- Advances in Therapy- international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the rapid publication of studies in clinical medicine, including research on existing drugs and drugs in development across a range of therapeutic areas. (Springer Healthcare Communications)
- Cardiovascular Disorders and Medicine (http://oatext.com/Cardiovascular-Disorders-and-Medicine-CDM.php)
- Trends in Medicine and Therapeutics (TMT)

REFEREE TO:
- MRC- Medical Research Council (reviewer international grant applications)
- QJM- Monthly Journal of the Association of Physicians
- Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
- Annals of Internal Medicine
- Archives of Internal Medicine
- International Journal of Cardiology
- Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology ATVB
- Current HIV Research
- Southern Medical Journal
- Archives of Medical Research
- Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS)
- HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care
- Advances in Therapy
- Vascular health and risk management

Key published papers
Evidence-based cardiovascular disease prevention. Cardiovascular Disorders and Medicine 2017; 2 (2): 1-2
De Lorenzo F, Feher M, Martin J, Collot-Teixeira S, Dotsenko O, McGregor J. Statin Therapy: Evidence beyond lipid lowering contributing to plaque stability. Curr Med Chem 2006; 13: 3385-93
De Lorenzo F. UK screening plans. The Lancet 2008; 372: 447-8
De Lorenzo F. Evidence-based screening to prevent and control cardiovascular disease worldwide. Editorial, Int J Clin Pract. 2014 May;68(5):534-5
De Lorenzo F. Cardiovascular disease primary prevention failure: A sixth of patients with a QRISK2 score below 10% were started on statins, despite the guidelines-Expert Opinion. Trends In Medicine 2017 (November 10); 17: DOI: 10.15761/TiM.1000101

NHS Base (trust)

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Professional memberships

British Medical Association (BMA), Heart Research UK (HRUK), Independant Doctors Federation, Medical Defence Union (The MDU), Royal College of Physicians
Ferruccio de Lorenzo

Appointments

020 7460 5700

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