Barry H. Greenberg MDDistinguished Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine; Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, UCSD Healthcare System, La Jolla, California
Barry H. Greenberg, MD, is Distinguished Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and Director of the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program at the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center of the UCSD Healthcare System. He earned a medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine in Syracuse. He completed his internship at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. Following further research training at the Lipid Metabolism Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland and the Cardiovascular Research Institute of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF), he completed a fellowship in cardiology at UCSF. He then joined the faculty of Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine in Portland. Prior to arriving at his present position at UCSD, he was a visiting professor in residence at both the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London, England and the Laboratoire de Médicine Expérimentale of the Collège de France in Paris.
Dr. Greenberg has longstanding interests in the basic cellular mechanisms of heart failure and the development of new forms of therapy. He has published extensively in these areas. He is co-editor of Congestive Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Comprehensive Approach to Management, the first comprehensive text in this field, now in its 3rd edition and editor of Myocardial Remodeling: Mechanisms and Treatment, published in 2006 and Management of Heart Failure published in 2010. He is co-author of Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Congestive Heart Failure. He is a senior editor of the journal Congestive Heart Failure, an associate editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and he sits on the editorial boards of several other cardiology specialty and subspecialty journals.
Dr. Greenberg serves on the executive steering and data safety monitoring committees of numerous national and international clinical trials in heart failure. He is a founding member and a past President of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA). Dr. Greenberg has been recognized by his peers on numerous occasions as one of the “Best Doctors in America” and “Best Doctors in San Diego.”