Cardiologist; Professor of Medicine; Donald and Patricia Garofalo Chair in Preventive CardiologyPrint Page

Duprez, Daniel, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FESC, FASH

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  • General Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Prevention

Clinical Interests:

Cardiovascular disease prevention (primary, secondary); Arterial hypertension; Lipid disorders; Early Cardiovascular Disease; Vascular diseases (arterial, venous, lymph)

Board Certification:


Medical School:

University Ghent, Belgium


University Hospital Ghent, Belgium


University Hospital Ghent, Belgium; Mayo Clinic

Leadership Roles:

USA governor of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy; Co-Chair of the AHA clinical trials grants review committee; (Major grant funding:) National Institutes of Health; Lipoproteins, HIV, and Antiretroviral Therapy in SMART; Arterial Elasticity, Subclinical, and Clinical CVD in MESA


  • Best Doctors in America®, 2011-2012
  • Jan-Frans Heymans Prize, period 1986-1987 of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium
  • Prize Foundation Prof. Dr. G. Verdonck 1997-1999 of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium
  • Prize of the Foundation Dr Karel-Lodewijk Verleysen, period 1998-2001 of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the American Society of Hypertension
  • Member of the National Lipid Association
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctor" (2014)