UC San Diego Health
Barry H. Greenberg, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of heart failure. He is Distinguished Professor and director of the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program at UC San Diego Health.
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. Dr. Greenberg 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.
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. His major research focus is on the use gene therapy to treat patients with cardiomyopathy and in developing novel risk prediction models using machine learning approaches. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous cardiology journals and is Guest Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure.
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.