Skip to main content


  1. Patients who are currently receiving pharmacologic treatment for dyslipidemia should be evaluated and managed by a subspecialist.
  2. Patients with diabetes mellitus who have elevated LDL (>130 mg/dL) should also be seen by a subspecialist, regardless of initial management.
  3. Subspecialists who take care of dyslipidemia may include:
    1. Cardiologists
    2. Endocrinologists
    3. Gastroenterologists
    4. Geneticists - specifically at metabolic clinics