Christopher M Rembold, MDDepartment: Medicine Division: Cardiovascular Medicine Title: Professor of Internal Medicine and Physiology ABMS Certification: Internal Medicine, 1984; Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
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Heart and Vascular Center Fontaine Fontaine Research Park 500 Ray C. Hunt Drive Charlottesville, VA 22908 Phone: 434.243.1000 | Fax: 434.244.7551
Dr. Rembold specializes in preventive cardiology, treatment of severe hypertension, treatment of severe dyslipidemia, carotid intimal medial thickness imaging to predict risk of heart attack and stroke, treatment of the metabolic syndrome, prevention of diabetes, and general cardiology. Prevention of heart attack, stroke, and dementia involves dietary changes (increased omega 3 and 9 fats and decreased saturated and omega 6 fats), exercise, avoidance of tobacco, and medications.
Dr. Rembold has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on 16 research projects. These projects are currently studying or have studied arterial smooth muscle contraction and relaxation, carotid intimal medial thickness imaging to predict risk of heart attack and stroke, pediatric sleep apnea, and outcomes research. He has shared his research and experience by co-authoring 95 peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters and through 134 invited presentations or visiting professorships.