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Antonio Gotto
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Anita Gotto, Jon Stewart, Dr. Antonio M. Gotto at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center 2008 Cabaret Benefit in New York. Photo: Cutty McGill
Biography
Dr. Antonio Gotto is the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College and provost of medical affairs of Cornell.

Education:
MD, Vanderbilt University, 1965

Personal:
Married to Anita Gotto

Background:
He is also professor of medicine and provost for medical affairs. Previously, at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, he was the Bob and Vivian Smith Professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine and Scientific Director of the DeBakey Heart Center and held the JS Abercrombie Professor Chair for Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research. He also served as chief of the Internal Medicine Service at The Methodist Hospital in Houston.

Dr. Gotto speaks nationally and internationally on cardiovascular disease and has contributed more than 500 scholarly articles and books to the medical literature. In addition, he is coauthor of The New Living Heart and The New Living Heart Diet, which explain the origins and dietary treatment of cardiovascular disease to the general public, and the author of The Living Heart Cookbook.
Affiliations/Honors/Awards
As a lifelong supporter of educational efforts aimed at cardiovascular risk reduction, Dr. Gotto has been national president of the American Heart Association and president of the International Atherosclerosis Society. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of many honors, including the 2000 Distinguished Alumnus award from Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Bologna and Abilene Christian University, honorary professorships from the University of Buenos Aires and Francisco Marroquin University (Guatemala), and the Order of the Lion from the Republic of Finland. Dr. Gotto was the 2004 recipient of the International Okamoto Award from the Japan Vascular Disease Research Foundation. In 2004, Dr. Gotto was also named honorary member of the Society for Progress in Internal Medicine (Ludwig Heilmeyer Society) in Germany.
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1.Anita Gotto
2.Charlotte Ford
3.Chase Coleman
4.David Koch
5.Douglas McIntyre
6.Ellen Corwin
7.Herbert Pardes
8.Joan Weill
9.Jon Stewart
10.Josh Gruss
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1.Image Gallery: NewYork-Presbyterian 2011 Cabaret
2.Image Gallery: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Cabaret 2009
3.Image Gallery: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center 2008 Cabaret Benefit
4.Image Gallery: National Marfan Foundation Heartworks Gala
External Links
www.weillcornell.org
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