Dr Dennis Goodman graduated Cum Laude and with distinction from the University of Cape Town Medical School in Cape Town, South Africa in 1979. He did internship at Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town , South Africa ( where first heart transplant was performed by Professor Christian Barnard in 1969). He completed his Internal Medicine residency and was Chief Medical Resident at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He did his cardiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine (associated with Dr Michael DeBakey) in Houston Texas. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Critical Care,Clinical Lipidology, Cardiac CT and Holistic (Integrative) Medicine. In 1988 Dr Goodman joined Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California where in 2000 he was elected Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Program .He spent 2 years at the world renowned Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, California. He is a national and international speaker and educator, and has been a visiting medical professor in South Africa, Asia, Israel and Europe. He has published many articles and formulated a natural cardiovascular supplement to help treat cholesterol problems.He has appeared on many TV and radio programs. He has consistently been named as one of New York and US Top Doctors. Dr Goodman is a Board Certified Holistic Cardiologist and Lipidologist who focuses on treating lipid ( cholesterol ) disorders and cardiovascular diseases ( atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure , arrhthymias and circulatory problems ) . His area of special interest is in essential vitamins and minerals,Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease with Integrative Approach for optimal patient health care. He is author of best selling book ‘Magnificient Magnesium’ and recently “Thrill of Krill” and “Vit K2- missing nutrient for cardiac and bone disease”. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Medicine and on faculty of Leon. H.Charney Division of Cardiology and Preventative Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York ( www.nyu.edu.org ). He is Director of Integrative Medicine at NYU.