Matthew J. Feinstein, MD

Matthew J. Feinstein, MD


Matthew Feinstein, MD MS is a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine and an assistant professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine with a dual appointment in the Department of Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine

Dr. Feinstein is a physician-scientist with expertise in the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases as well as cardiovascular complications of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and chronic inflammatory diseases. Dr. Feinstein is a member of the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. He serves as a Faculty Advisor to the AHA Lifelong Learning Committee and he was selected as a member of the AHA Prevention Science Committee and AHA Cardiovascular Disease in Older Populations Committee. He was also selected as an investigator for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group End-Organ Disease and Inflammation Transformative Science Group. 

Dr. Feinstein was voted a finalist for the AHA Stamler Award for New Investigators and the ACC Young Investigator Award Competition. He was a recipient of the prestigious AHA Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award and has also received grant funding for his work from the National Institutes of Health. He and his work have been featured nationally on ABC World News Tonight, CBS, Time Magazine, Fox News, the Chicago Tribune, and NPR, as well as internationally on Voice of America, the Economic Times, African Medical Digest, and the Gulf Times. 

Dr. Feinstein received his bachelor of arts in sociology from Princeton University. He received his MD and MS in clinical investigation from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University and completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Northwestern University.


Clinical Focus/Administrative Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) 
  • Preventive Medicine


Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2011)
  • Board Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine