Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Jeffrey S. Borer, MD

Title:  Professor of Medicine

Company: University Hospital of Brooklyn,
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Location:  New York, NY United States


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American College of Cardiology (governor, 1997-2000) (board of governors, 1998-2000) (board of governors, Task Force on Cardiovascular Economics, 1999-2000) (chairman) (steering committee) (governing council, 1991-1993)
  • American College of Cardiology, New York State Chapter (president, 1997-1998)
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Cardiology Forum (chairman, 1985-1986) (executive committee, Clinical Cardiology Section, 1991-1995)
  • American Heart Association, Inc. (council on clinical cardiology) (investigator, 1979-1984)
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (financial committee, 1995)
  • Association of University Cardiologists
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (board of trustees, 1996-2002) (chairman, Due Process and Appeals Committee, 2002-2004)
  • European Society of Cardiology (working group on valvular heart disease) European Society of Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) (board of trustees, 2015-Present)
  • Heart Valve Society of America (HVA) (founding president) (president, 2004-2014)
  • International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences
  • International Organization for Standardization of Medical Equipment (United States Heart Valve Experts Committee)
  • National Football League (medical consultant)
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • New York Football Giants (cardiology consultant)
  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (governor, 1995-2000)
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (trustee, cardiovascular council, 1991-1994)
  • The American Society for Clinical Investigation (1985)
  • The New York Cardiological Society Inc. (president, 1990-1991)
  • The Society for Heart Valve Disease


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Third Edition, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Kanu Chatterjee Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Cardiovascular Medicine (2018)
  • Honoree, Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Cardio Vascular Disease, New York Magazine (1993-2016)
  • Inductee, Gold Membership, Worldwide Registry  (2014)
  • Recipient, Award for Lifetime Achievement in Heart Valve Diseases, Heart Valve Society of America (Now The Heart Valve Society) and Society for Heart Valves Disease, London (2014)
  • Recipient, Legend of Cardiology Award, 10th Annual Global Summit (C3) on Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics: Advanced Endovascular and Coronary Intervention, Orlando, FL (2014)
  • Recipient, Legend of Cardiology Award, Association of Black Cardiologists (2013)
  • Recipient, Diversity in Cardiology Award, Association of Black Cardiologists (2013)
  • Recipient, Transforming Lives through Research Award, SUNY Downstate Medical Center (2009)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Fellowship Award for Profound Contributions to Cardiovascular Medicine, Twelfth World Congress on Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology, Vancouver, Canada (2005)
  • Recipient, FDA Service Award (2004)
  • Recipient, Hans-Peter Krayenbuehl Memorial Award for Distinguished Research in Cardiac Function, Eighth World Congress of Heart Failure, International Academy of Cardiology (2002)
  • Recipient, Best Abstract Award, Fifth International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and Non-United States Affiliates (2001)
  • Recipient, Public Service Medal, NASA (1999)
  • Recipient, Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine Award, Pfizer (1999)
  • Recipient, Student Scholar in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Award Preceptor, American Heart Association, Inc. (1997)
  • Special Citation for Outstanding and Sustained Contribution to Furtherance of the NASA Mission, NASA (1997)
  • Special Citation Contribution for Sustained Contributions to the NASA-Mir (United States-Russia) Mission, NASA (1997)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, for Performance as Member of Federal Laboratory Review Committee in Response to Presidential Review Directive NSTC-1, NASA (1995)
  • Recipient, Best Abstract Award, Second International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and Non-United States Affiliates (1995)
  • Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Pig Research Institute of Taiwan, Cardiovascular Institute (1994)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to Aerospace Medicine Advisory Committee, NASA (1993)
  • Recipient, Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Preventive Cardiology in Israel, Israel National Heart to Heart Association (1992)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Services in the Fields of Cardiology and Open Heart Surgery, World Conference on Open Heart Surgery, Bombay India (1985)
  • Travelling Fellow, American Physicians Fellowship (1981)
  • Honoree, Doctor of the Decade

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