Lau Yan (Cindy) Yung, AGPCNP, BC

Nurse Practitioner
Cardiovascular Disease, Nurse Practitioner, more

Locations and Appointments

CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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About Lau Yan (Cindy) Yung, AGPCNP, BC

Cindy is an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. In 1996, she received her first Master's in Primary Health Care from the University of Western Sydney in Australia. In 2014, she graduated from New York University with a Master of Science in Nursing. Cindy is looking forward to obtaining her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at The University of Pennsylvania in 2024 and represents the highest degree in nursing practice for fully accountable expert care to patients. Clinical experience

Cindy is a Clinical Lipid Specialist at the Center for Heart Disease Prevention at Columbia University Medical Center since 2017. She is board-certified in Lipidology. She treats patients with hypercholesterolemia, and dyslipidemia, who have rare and severe lipid disorders. Her treatments focus on the prevention or stabilization of existing diseases. Her research interest is focused on identifying undertreated populations earlier in the underserved community for cardiovascular risk reduction and disease prevention.

She has unique experience in healthcare from different areas and countries. Nine years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and High Dependency Unit and Five years of experience as a Research Nurse in Cardiac Pacing, and electrophysiology cardiology in Hong Kong.

Cindy moved to the United States in 2006, she worked as a Research Nurse at New York University Langone Hospital in Cardiology Division for eight years. After she graduated from the Master of Science Program at New York University in 2014, she worked at Columbia University Medical Center as a Manager in the Clinical Research Unit for two years.

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese

Specialties & Expertise

  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipid Metabolism

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Nurse Practitioner

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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