About Linda Hemphill, MD

  Linda Hemphill, MD is Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the LDL Apheresis Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Hemphill is an active clinical consultant in lipid management including high LDL cholesterol, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol, combined hyperlipidemia, elevated Lp(a) and metabolic syndrome. 

  Dr. Hemphill is a Fellow of the American Heart Association Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology as well as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Fellow of the National Lipid Association.  She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.  She has published on familial hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis regression.

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Mass General Heart Center
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 866-644-8910

Medical Education

  • MD, Boston University
  • Residency, Carney Hospital
  • Fellowship, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center****

American Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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  • Select Publication:

    • Hemphill LC.  Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Current treatment options and patient selection for low-density lipoprotein apheresis.  J Clin Lipidol 2010;4:346-349

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