Dr. Luiza Petre is a Board Certified Cardiologist and Nutrition Expert with extensive training and experience. Dr. Petre currently is appointed Assistant Clinical Professor of Cardiology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is an active Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC). She is a frequent TV guest and Medical Wellness Contributor.
She received her M.D in 1998 from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila in Bucharest, followed in 2000 by a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians, in New York. In 2007 she completed a Cardiology Fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NY, followed in 2007 by Cardiac CT mini fellowship.
As a clinical Cardiologist, Dr. Petre diagnosed and treated cardiovascular disease and related illnesses. Recognizing that heart disease, diabetes and other potentially fatal diseases stem from obesity, in 2014, she expanded her practice to integrative health and wellness, with an emphasis on weight management and lifestyle modification as the most sustainable medical approach. Thus, she opened five Medi-Weightloss Clinics in New York and Connecticut.
Dr. Petre currently is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC), American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), American Society of Vascular Ultrasound (ASVU) and American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP). She serves as an independent expert consultant for Laboratory Accreditation process in Echocardiography, Vascular Ultrasound and Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr Petre’s past and current certifications include American Board of Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Ultrasound and level III expertise in Cardiac CT Angiography.
In her free time, Dr. Petre volunteers as a house doctor at the New York Philharmonic and she is an avid ballroom dancer.