- NEWARK NJ
Over the course of his career, cardiologist Trevor Atherley, MD, has demonstrated excellence as a clinician and educator. He has cared for patients as head of an independent cardiology practice since 1977, in which time he has earned a number of accolades from peers, professional organizations, and government leaders. The American Heart Association's New Jersey affiliate has honored Dr. Trevor Atherley with the Howard Dayton Award, its most prestigious recognition of service and leadership. He has also received a letter of recognition from former President Bill Clinton and a proclamation from Newark city mayor Sharpe James, who declared May 4, 2003, to be Trevor H. Atherley, MD Day.
An accomplished researcher and educator as well, Dr. Atherley has lectured and taught medical students, residents, and fellows in cardiology for more than 25 years and has received several Teacher of the Year and Attending of the Year awards. He has balanced his service in this role with leadership responsibilities as director of cardiac telemetry floors at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, which he has also served as interim director of cardiology.
Dr. Trevor Atherley holds a bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery from the University of the West Indies, which recognized his service with its Vice-Chancellor Achievement Award in 2004. Involved with his communities of origin as a past participant in medical missions, he accepted the Barbados Cultural Organization of New Jersey's Barbadian of Distinction Award in 2006.