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Medically Reviewed By: Andre J Ognibene MD MACP on December 5, 2014

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Following an undergraduate education at Columbia University and graduation from New York University College of Medicine, Dr. André J. Ognibenecompleted a residency in Internal Medicine at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and a Fellowship in Cardiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, in Washington, DC. He has held numerous positions of service and responsibility in military medicine, including command of Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas - a 650 bed academic-teaching hospital - and retired as a Brigadier General in the Army Medical Corps.

Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, currently licensed Texas, and a member of numerous professional and civic organizations, Dr. Ognibene has been elected a Master of the American College of Physicians and is a Fellow of the American College of Specialists in Geriatrics. His professional publications include over 50 articles in medical journals; authorship of medical texts and text chapters; and sponsored research in multiple areas of medicine.

As a medical educator, Dr. Ognibene has chaired Departments of Medicine at military and civilian academic centers; served as Chairman, Department of Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Education at the Canton campus of Northeastern Ohio University, where he is Emeritus Professor of Medicine; and  as and Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio.

Currently a resident of San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Ognibene is married with three daughters and two sons.

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