Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Kim L Feingold, PhD

Kim L Feingold, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Feingold is the founder and director of Cardiac Behavioral Medicine at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern. She is a licensed clinical health psychologist specializing in the heart-mind connection. She works exclusively with cardiac patients and helps them prepare for surgery, adjust to a new diagnosis, and cope with common emotional consequences of cardiac disease or cardiac surgery, including stress, depression, and anxiety. She teaches stress managment techniques, treats ca...[Read full text]Dr. Feingold is the founder and director of Cardiac Behavioral Medicine at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern. She is a licensed clinical health psychologist specializing in the heart-mind connection. She works exclusively with cardiac patients and helps them prepare for surgery, adjust to a new diagnosis, and cope with common emotional consequences of cardiac disease or cardiac surgery, including stress, depression, and anxiety. She teaches stress managment techniques, treats cardiac-related depression and anxiety and helps individuals initiate and maintain lifestyle changes to reduce their risk of heart disease. Her research interests focus on the interplay between depression, stress, and cardiac health.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Ohio State University, Clinical Psychology (2002)

Contact

Cardiovascular Surgery
201 E Huron ST
Galter 11-140
Chicago IL 60611