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Dr Ferruccio De Lorenzo, Consultant Physician in General Medicine

Specialist Details
Full name

Ferruccio De Lorenzo


CCST General (I) Medicine, PhD  Imperial College London


Consultant Physician in General Medicine


General medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Site specialisation

Lipid disorders management; Hypertension

Site specialisation 2

Lipid Disorders management; Hypertension; Management of CVD risk facto

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

Background Information

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. 
Ibero-American Society of Scientific Information on Medical and Healthcare (SIIC) 
International Journal of Vascular Medicine 
- 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 
- 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 ( 
- Trends in Medicine and Therapeutics (TMT)

Languages spoken

English, Italian

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Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



MRCP (London) Fellow British & Irish Hypertension Society; SHAPE Society USA (Society to Prevent & Eradicate Heart attacks); IDF (Independent Doctor Federation); International Society for Vascular Health; Heart UK;

NHS hospitals

Hammersmith Hospital

Research interests

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Management; Thrombosis;Atherosclerosis and Vascular Inflammation; Coronary Heart Disease; Lipid  Disorders Management; Hypertension;Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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 

Media coverage

Our health professionals regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.