Matthew J Feinstein

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Matthew Feinstein, MD MSc is a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine and an assistant professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine with a dual appointment in the Department of Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine Dr. Feinstein is a physician-scientist with expertise in immune and inflammatory triggers of cardiovascular diseases. Much of Dr. Feinstein's work has analyzed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as a model of chronic immune dysregulation leading to cardiovascular disease. Dr. Feinstein is an elected Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), served as writing chair of the AHA Scientific Statement on HIV and cardiovascular disease (, and is actively involved as an elected investigator and faculty contributor on several AHA committees. He also serves as an investigator for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group End-Organ Disease and Inflammation Transformative Science Group as well as the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study Metabolic Working Group. Dr. Feinstein was awarded an American Society of Clincial Investigation (ASCI) Young Investigator Award, and was voted a finalist for the AHA Stamler Award for New Investigators and the ACC Young Investigator Award Competition. He was a recipient of the prestigious AHA Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award and has also received grant funding for his work from the National Institutes of Health. He and his work have been featured nationally on ABC World News Tonight, CBS, Time Magazine, Fox News, the Chicago Tribune, and NPR, as well as internationally on Voice of America, the Economic Times, African Medical Digest, and the Gulf Times. Dr. Feinstein received his bachelor of arts in sociology from Princeton University. He received his MD and MS in clinical investigation from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University and completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Northwestern University.

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Internal Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Research Output

Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction in HIV: A Review

Rethy, L., Feinstein, M. J., Sinha, A., Achenbach, C. & Shah, S. J., Jan 7 2020, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 9, 1, e014018.

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1 Scopus citations

Differential Associations of Chronic Inflammatory Diseases With Incident Heart Failure

Prasada, S., Rivera, A., Nishtala, A., Pawlowski, A. E., Sinha, A., Bundy, J. D., Chadha, S. A., Ahmad, F. S., Khan, S. S., Achenbach, C., Palella, F. J., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Lee, Y. C., Silverberg, J. I., Taiwo, B. O., Shah, S. J., Lloyd-Jones, D. M. & Feinstein, M. J., Jun 1 2020, In : JACC. Heart failure. 8, 6, p. 489-498 10 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and prevention of heart failure in people with HIV

    Sinha, A. & Feinstein, M., Mar 1 2020, In : Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 63, 2, p. 134-141 8 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    HIV and cardiovascular disease

    So-Armah, K., Benjamin, L. A., Bloomfield, G. S., Feinstein, M. J., Hsue, P., Njuguna, B. & Freiberg, M. S., Apr 2020, In : The Lancet HIV. 7, 4, p. e279-e293

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Characteristics, Prevention, and Management of Cardiovascular Disease in People Living with HIV: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association

    American Heart Association Prevention Science Committee of the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention and Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; Council on Clinical Cardiology; and Stroke Council, Jul 9 2019, In : Circulation. 140, 2, p. e98-e124

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  • 36 Scopus citations