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Michael H. Davidson, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Director, Preventive Cardiology

Michael H. Davidson, MD, is a nationally recognized expert on statins, novel lipid-lowering drugs and the reduction of coronary artery disease risk through diet and exercise. He specializes in heart disease prevention--teaching patients to take a proactive approach in managing cardiac risk factors.

An active researcher, Dr. Davidson’s clinical research background encompasses both pharmaceutical and nutritional clinical trials. His extensive research on statins, novel lipid-lowering drugs, and nonpharmacologic risk factor reduction has established him as a key opinion leader in this area.

A prolific author and lecturer on lipid disorders, nutrition, and atherosclerosis, Dr. Davidson has coordinated more than 1,000 clinical trials in areas of preventive cardiology. He has published more than 250 articles for leading medical journals and has written 3 books on Lipidology.

Dr. Davidson has been named one of "The Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors Inc. for the past 10 years and was named Father of the Year by the American Diabetes Association, 2010. He currently serves as president of the National Lipid Association.

Practice Locations

150 E. Huron Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine

Internship, Residency & Fellowship

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago


American College of Cardiology
American College of Chest Physicians
American Medical Association
Midwest Lipid Association
National Lipid Association

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-1717

Office Fax

(773) 834-7300

Office Postal Address

Michael H. Davidson, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6080
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Davidson's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.