Faculty Profile

Matthew Sorrentino
Section of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations; Interim Chief, Section of Cardiology

Academic Interests

Dr. Sorrentino has academic interests in Preventive Cardiology. He is a known expert on lipid disorders, the metabolic syndrome and hypertension. His research interests have been in the area of the clinical implications of novel lipid particles such as lipoprotein (a) and the treatment of hypertension in patients with target organ involvement such as left ventricular hypertrophy. He has been involved in a number of multicenter trials exploring treatment options to prevent cardiac events. He teaches extensively about Preventive Cardiology to students, residents and physicians both nationally and internationally.

Clinical Interests

Preventive cardiology, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, coronary artery disease.


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  • BS, 1980, DePaul University, Biology
  • MD, 1984, The University of Chicago
  • Residency, 1987, The University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Residency, 1988, The University of Chicago, Chief Resident
  • Fellowship, 1991, The University of Chicago, Cardiology