Davis Kimaiyo, MD

Davis Kimaiyo, MD, is an Internal Medicine resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine.

Dr. Kimaiyo’s research interests include cardiovascular medicine, particularly preventative cardiology, heart failure, and clinical trials.


Posts by Davis Kimaiyo, MD

Lowering cholesterol protects your heart and brain, regardless of your age

Studies have consistently shown that lowering LDL cholesterol reduces the risk of cardiovascular events and death. But do older adults — even those with existing cardiovascular disease — get the same benefits from lowering cholesterol, and do they face any additional risks from taking cholesterol-lowering medication? An analysis of data from previous studies reached some favorable conclusions.