Dr. Jeff Boone
Asher Longevity Chief Medical Officer
Boone Heart Institute Medical Director, President, and CEO
Co-Founder of the NFL Player Care Foundation Cardiovascular Program
Consultant in Cardiometabolic Risk, Preventive Cardiology, and Stress Medicine
Jeffrey L. Boone, M.D., M.S., is the President, CEO, and Medical Director of the Boone Heart Institute, a Denver-based health care organization dedicated to the eradication of heart disease and stroke. In addition, Dr. Boone is an expert Consultant in Cardiometabolic Health, Preventive Cardiology, and Stress Medicine. In 2007, he was selected as one of the 160 Top Doctors in America by Men’s Health Magazine, and listed as one of the 17 Top Cardiovascular Doctors in America for Men. Under Dr. Boone’s direction, the Boone Heart Institute has performed cardiovascular risk assessments on the employees of numerous corporations including Mack Energy Corporation, Enertia Software, and Intrepid Mining, as well as public servants such as the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority and the employees of Douglas County, Colorado.
Dr. Boone served as a member of the NFL Cardiovascular Committee from 2010 to 2013. He also served as the National Co-Director of the NFL Player Care Foundation Cardiovascular Program sponsored by the NFL, NFL Player’s Association and the NFL Alumni Association, from 2006 to 2013. In addition, he serves as the Consultant for Cardiometabolic Risk and Preventive Cardiology for the NFL. Alumni Association. Dr. Boone is the Preventive Cardiology Consultant for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League and was the Co-Founder and Medical Director of The Denver Broncos Alumni – Tackling Heart Disease and Stroke program from 2003 through 2006. Dr. Boone is dedicated to continuing his work with former professional football players to eliminate heart disease and stroke in this high-risk, high-profile group. In 2009, the Boone Heart Institute initiated its unique preventive cardiology testing with the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball and continues to test all members of the organization annually. Dr. Boone’s work with professional sports organizations has expanded in subsequent years to include consultation and cardiovascular testing of the Pittsburgh Pirates (2016-2020) and the San Francisco 49ers (2017 through present).
Earlier in his career, Dr. Boone served as the Director of Stress Medicine and Hypertension at the world-renowned Cooper Clinic at the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he worked as the Medical Director of the Preventive and Stress Medicine Center in Denver, Colorado, and the Medical Director of The National Center for Preventive and Stress Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona. He also served as Medical Director of Preventive Medicine and Director of Continuing Medical Education at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. The title of Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine was conferred at the University of Colorado College of Medicine in 1994.
Dr. Boone is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine and a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Boone has served at the Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, as the Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, as a Research Associate of the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, Texas, as a Stress Medicine and Preventive Cardiology consultant to the Cooper Wellness Program in Dallas, Texas, and as Stress Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Consultant to both The U. S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, and the National Defense University in Washington, D. C.
In 1983, Dr. Boone was one of the recipients of the prestigious Secretary’s Award for Innovations in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention presented by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. As an active clinician and researcher, he has authored and co-authored numerous professional articles and books pertaining to Cardiometabolic Risk, Preventive Cardiology, and Stress Medicine. In 1991, he served as Guest Editor for the book, Primary Care: Hypertension, published by the W.B. Saunders Company. As an international lecturer, Dr. Boone has spoken to tens of thousands of health care professionals throughout the world. His approach to the early detection and aggressive prevention of cardiovascular disease has been presented to audiences on four continents in twelve countries and in forty-eight of the United States. Dr. Boone’s unique clinical approach focuses on aggressive prevention of cardiovascular disease, including the evaluation of the cardiovascular consequences of mental stress, the early clinical use of the latest cardiac imaging techniques and the advanced detection and treatment of cardiometabolic risk, cardiovascular risk, and vascular dementia.