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Arthur Agatston – Biography, Age, Wife, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Arthur Agatston (born January 22, 1947) is a board-certified American cardiologist and preventive medicine specialist in Miami Beach, Florida. He is also a celebrity doctor and creator of the South Beach Diet. His scientific research led to the Agatston score for measuring coronary artery calcium.

Arthur Agatston

Arthur Agatston Facts

  • Full Name: Arthur Stephen Agatston
  • Age: 76 years old
  • Date of Birth: January 22, 1947
  • Place of Birth: Roslyn, New York
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: American
  • Wife: Sari K. Agatston

Arthur Agatston Medical School & Residency

  • New York University Med Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1979
  • Montefiore Hospital Med Center, Residency Hospital — 1976
  • Montefiore Hosp Med Ctr, Internship Hospital — 1974
  • Montefiore Hospital Med Center, Internship Hospital — 1974
  • New York University School of Medicine, Medical School — 1973

Arthur Agatston Career

Agatston began his medical career as a member of the staff at New York University Medical Center. After a year, he accepted a post at the Mount Sinai Medical Center & Miami Heart Institute in Miami Beach, Florida, where he later rose to the position of director of the non-invasive cardiac lab.

He works at South Beach Preventive Cardiology and is currently the medical director for wellness and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida.

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Internal Medicine
  • FL State Medical License – Active through 2024

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach, FL
  • Baptist Health Baptist Hospital Miami, FL
  • Baptist Health South Miami Hospital South Miami, FL

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Arthur Stephen Agatston has the following 18 areas of expertise

  • Heart Cancer
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Attack
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Failure
  • Coronary Disease
  • Calcinosis
  • Heart Block
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Hypertension
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Diseases
  • Unstable Angina
  • Stroke
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Arrhythmia
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan

Location & Contact Information

Baptist Health Medical Group South Florida
1691 Michigan Ave Ste 500
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-3828

Fax: (305) 553-8197
Website: baptisthealth.net

Expert Publications

Data provided by the National Library of Medicine

  • Effects of gender and age on the cardiac baroreceptor reflex in hypertension.
  • The end of the diet debates? All fats and carbs are not created equal.
  • Doppler echocardiography.
  • Update for primary healthcare providers: recent statin trials and revised National Cholesterol Education Program III guidelines.
  • Coronary calcium scoring at 100kVp: a new twist to a familiar test.
  • Healthier options for public schoolchildren program improves weight and blood pressure in 6- to 13-year-olds.
  • Effect of a two-year obesity prevention intervention on percentile changes in body mass index and academic performance in low-income elementary school children.
  • Effective multi-level, multi-sector, school-based obesity prevention programming improves weight, blood pressure, and academic performance, especially among low-income, minority children.
  • Cor triatriatum sinister in an adult: management guided by real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography and stress echocardiography.
  • Comparison of serial quantitative evaluation of calcified coronary artery plaque by ultrafast computed tomography in persons with and without obstructive coronary artery disease.
  • Association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and coronary plaque subtypes assessed by 64-slice coronary computed tomography angiography in an asymptomatic population.
  • Influence of diet on visceral adipose remodeling in NONcNZO10 mice with polygenic susceptibility for type 2 diabetes.
  • Polypill therapy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular events-implications for the use of preventive pharmacotherapy: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis).
  • The postcardiotomy syndrome following transvenous pacemaker insertion.
  • Systematic review on noninvasive assessment of subclinical cardiovascular disease in obstructive sleep apnea: new kid on the block!

Arthur Agatston Net Worth

Arthur Agatston has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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