Lipid Clinic

The Lipid Clinic at South Dayton Acute Care Consultants focuses on improving metabolic health in patients with and without known cardiovascular disease. This is done through a personalized assessment of your risk of heart attack or stroke, and developing a treatment plan that is customized to fit your needs.

Specializing in treating patients who have:
– History of heart disease or stroke
– High cholesterol or triglycerides not responding to standard therapy
– Side effects to lipid lowering medications
– Strong family history of heart attacks and strokes
– High cholesterol due to genetic causes

Dr. Richard Saxen, MD is a board certified Internist who specializes in Clinical Lipidology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, he attended medical school at the Medical College of Ohio. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford University. After concluding 4 years of service as an active-duty physician with the United States Air Force, he has spent more than 10 years working in hospital medicine with SDACC, including serving as Chair of the Department of Hospital Medicine for Kettering Health Main Campus.

Please make an appointment by calling 937-433-8990.