John T. Wilkins, MD, is a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine and an assistant professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. As part of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Dr. Wilkins specializes in cardiovascular disease prevention, family history of heart disease, lipid abnormalities, hypertension management as well as general cardiology. In his research, he studies the epidemiology of numerous factors which may influence the evolution of cardiovascular risk factors from young adulthood to older ages.
Dr. Wilkins graduated with honors from Wake Forest University, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in Medicine. He completed his internship as well as his residency at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr Wilkins has continued to expand his clinical, teaching and scholarly endeavors. He is a member of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and the American Medical Association. Dr Wilkins has received numerous Outstanding Teaching awards and the Department of Medicine Jameson Research Prize. He has also presented works at national scientific sessions and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles.