Lipid Services

The Physician Partners - Metabolic Health Center offers consultation to physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in the management of complex lipid disorders. It is not designed to substitute for the primary care physician or cardiologist, but to assist in the diagnosis and management of difficult patients. Consultation will be by referral only.


  • Lipid disorder consultation, including diagnosis and management
  • Advanced lipid testing as indicated
  • Cardiovascular risk stratification
  • Combination lipid lowering medications, including non-statin alternatives
  • Therapeutic lifestyle changes
  • Patient education
  • Nutrition counseling

What are Lipids?


When should a patient see a Clinical Lipidologist?

Information for Patients

Lipid Center Team


Nancy T. Smith, MS, RD, CDE, CLS
Registered Dietitian and Certified Lipid Specialist