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Stanley L. Hazen, MD, PhD

Cleveland, Ohio

Stanley L. Hazen, MD, PhD



At Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Stanley L. Hazen is chair of the Department of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, co-head of Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation, Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, and director of the Center for Microbiome & Human Health. Dr. Hazen sees patients within the Preventive Cardiology Clinic, specializing in preventive cardiovascular medicine care of patients including treatment of hyperlipidemia, hypertension, obesity and diabetes. He also sees patients within the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation program. His research interests include studies of mechanisms for the development of cardiovascular disease, with emphasis on understanding the role of the gut microbiome, inflammation and oxidant stress in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and other inflammatory diseases.

Education and Training

  • Endocrinology Fellowship, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1996
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1994
  • Medical Degree, Washington University School of Medicine, 1992
  • PhD in Biophysical Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, 1992
  • Bachelor Degree, Washington University, 1985

Professional Highlights

  • Distinguished Scientist Award, American Heart Association , 2017
  • Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Science Award, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, 2013
  • Inaugural Top 10 Clinical Discovery of the Year Award, Clinical Research Forum, 2011
  • Elected member, Jeffrey M Hoeg Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular, National Academy of Medicine, 2007
  • Vice-Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Oxygen Radicals, 2006
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Award nominee, 2004
  • John J. Ferchill Award for Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, 2004
  • Elected member, American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2003
  • Physician Scientist Award, University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute, 2001
  • Junior Faculty Award, American Federation of Medical Research, 1999
  • Certificate of Achievement Award, AAP, ASCI, and AFMR, 1997
  • Marilyn Hansen Award, American Thoracic Society, 1997
  • Research Fellowship for Physicians Award, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1995-1997


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