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Barry H. Greenberg, MD

San Diego, California

Barry H. Greenberg, MD



Dr. Barry H. Greenberg is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program at the University of California, San Diego. He has board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure, and transplant cardiology.

Previously, he worked as a visiting professor in residence at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London and at the Laboratoire de Médicine Expérimentale at the Collège de France in Paris.

Dr. Greenberg’s research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of cardiac dysfunction and developing new heart failure therapies.

He has been on the executive steering committees of multiple international multi-center heart failure trials. He is currently working on artificial intelligence to predict clinical events in patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases.

Dr. Greenberg has published extensively in top-tiered medical journals throughout his career. He is a senior member of the editorial boards of several cardiology and subspecialty journals, including the European Journal of Heart Failure.

He is a founding member and past president of the Heart Failure Society of America. He chaired the initial Heart Failure Society of America Heart Failure Board Review Course and has served as chair for numerous Heart Failure Society of America committees.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine/University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, 1977
  • Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1975
  • Internship, George Washington University School of Medicine, 1971
  • Medical degree, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 1970
  • Bachelor of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1966

Professional Highlights

  • Guest Editor-in-Chief, Journal of American College of Cardiology Heart Failure
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Heart Failure Society of America, 2017
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2002-2014
  • Best Doctors in America, 1993, 2013
  • Best Doctors in San Diego
  • Passionate Heart Award, American Heart Association, San Diego Chapter, 2010
  • Chair, Strategic Development Initiative, 2010
  • Chair, Journal of Cardiac Failure Task Force, 2020
  • Co-editor, Congestive Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Comprehensive Approach to Management
  • Editor, Myocardial Remodeling: Mechanisms and Treatment
  • Editor, Management of Heart Failure


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