Faculty

Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD,FACC,FAHA,MACP

Professor of Internal Medicine, Associate Chief of Cardiology, Intermountain Medical Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Jeffrey L. Anderson is Associate Chief of Cardiology, Intermountain Medical Center, where he also is Director of Cardiovascular Research and Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine. He is also a tenured Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology), University of Utah School of Medicine. After receiving his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in chemistry (magna cum laude), Dr. Anderson attended Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated with honors. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiology at Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and joined the faculty at the University of Utah and LDS Hospital in 1980 after 2 years at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He attained the rank of Professor of Medicine, University of Utah, in 1989. Dr. Anderson has contributed to cardiovascular research over a broad area, including thrombolytic and antithrombotic therapy of acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina, antiarrhythmic therapy, trials in congestive heart failure, and, currently, research on genetic polymorphisms and other newly discovered risk factors for cardiovascular disease and pharmacogenetic interactions. In 2003 at LDS Hospital, he established an advanced cardiovascular imaging service with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, which subsequently expanded to include coronary computed tomography angiography, and is now centered at Intermountain Medical Center. He is an author or coauthor of over 600 original or invited publications and over 400 abstracts. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Clinical Electrophysiology, Dr. Anderson is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the Clinical Council of the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Heart Rhythm Society. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and past governor for the Utah Chapter. Past president, AHA, Western States Affiliate, Dr. Anderson serves as Chair, Task Force on Practice Guidelines, ACC Foundation/AHA. In addition to his busy cardiology clinical practice, he regularly teaches medical and premedical students, house staff, cardiology fellows, and physicians.