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About Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FHFSA
Barry H. Greenberg, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of heart failure. He directs the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program at UC San Diego Health.
Dr. Greenberg considers it a great privilege to get to know and help his patients and their families. He has been working in cardiology since 1971, including positions at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Oregon Health Sciences University, Royal Postgraduate Medical College, Hammersmith Hospital in London, and College de France in Paris. He has been at UC San Diego since 1995, and is a professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he instructs medical students, residents and fellows.
In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Greenberg leads an active research program investigating basic mechanisms involved in heart failure and the development of new drugs and strategies to treat patients with this condition. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous cardiology journals and is an associate editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
He completed a fellowship at UC San Francisco School of Medicine and a residency at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Greenberg earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.
Dr. Greenberg is a fellow, founding member and past president of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA). He has been consistently selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America" since 1995. In 2017, he received the Heart Failure Society of America Lifetime Achievement Award for his exemplary career in scholarship, investigation, teaching, and leadership.
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- SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
- UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
- Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
- Cardiovascular Disease
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Conditions and Treatments
- Cardiac Dysfunction
- Cardiac Remodeling
- Cardiac Transplantation
- Left Ventricular Dysfunction
- Investigational Therapies
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
- Heart Failure
- Heart Muscle Disease
- Myocardial Infarction