Dr. Seth J. Baum, a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, completed training in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Electrophysiology. He has directed and founded multiple Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology laboratories. Dr. Baum is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Preventive Medicine, the National Lipid Association, and the American Society for Preventive Cardiology. He is the immediate past President of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC). He has published numerous peer reviewed papers as well as two books. In 2013 he was awarded Cleveland Heart Lab’s “Heart Award” for lifelong dedication to Preventive Medicine. Dr. Baum is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Excel Medical Clinical Trials, LLC, a consortium of clinicians dedicated to the safe and professional conduct of high-level scientific trials. Although has served as Principal Investigator in clinical trials covering a broad band of disease states, over the last few years he has emphasized fatty liver disease and lipid/lipoprotein disorders. Clinical Affiliate Professor of Medicine at FAU Medical School, Dr. Baum has a consultative practice in Boca Raton, Florida that is devoted solely to Clinical Lipidology and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Dr. Baum also founded and directs the only lipoprotein apheresis program in southeast Florida. He lectures both nationally and internationally, emphasizing Familial Hypercholesterolemia, ASCVD prevention, lipid disorders, Fatty Liver Disease, and evolving therapeutics.