Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE, is vice president and principal clinical trials investigator at Advanced Internal Medicine Group in East Hills, New York. He is also an associate clinical professor of medicine for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York. He earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Morales completed a residency in internal medicine at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York, and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, where he was chief medical resident from 1998 to 1999. He is certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Morales is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Endocrinology, and a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the National Hispanic Medical Association, and the Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Morales currently serves as a member of the Diabetes Oversight Committee and the Obesity Medicine Subcommittee for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He is involved in the training of medical students, medical residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Dr. Morales is active in clinical research, having served as investigator on several key clinical trials, has published numerous articles in major peer-reviewed journals, and is a frequent lecturer at many national and international continuing medical education forums. He is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Cardiology & Current Research.