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Rita Redberg, F.A.C.C., M.Sc., M.D.

Cardiologist

Dr. Rita Redberg is a cardiologist specializing in heart disease in women. She earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, in Philadelphia. She completed her residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, where she went on to complete a fellowship in cardiology. Then she completed a fellowship in non-invasive cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, also in New York. In addition, Redberg has a masters of science in health policy and administration from the London School of Economics in England. Also she is currently a Robert Wood Johnson health policy fellow.

Redberg has written, edited and contributed to many books, including "You Can Be a Woman Cardiologist," "Heart Healthy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Preventing and Healing Heart Disease," and "Coronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Treatment."

Clinics

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Rita Redberg

Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 1982

Residencies

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, Internal Medicine 1985

Fellowships

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, Cardiovascular Diseases 1987
Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, Noninvasive Cardiology 1988

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Reynolds IS, Rising JP, Coukell AJ, Paulson KH, Redberg RF. Assessing the Safety and Effectiveness of Devices After US Food and Drug Administration Approval: FDA-Mandated Postapproval Studies. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Nov 1; 174(11):1773-9.
  2. Fazel R, Gerber TC, Balter S, Brenner DJ, Carr JJ, Cerqueira MD, Chen J, Einstein AJ, Krumholz HM, Mahesh M, McCollough CH, Min JK, Morin RL, Nallamothu BK, Nasir K, Redberg RF, Shaw LJ. Approaches to enhancing radiation safety in cardiovascular imaging: a scientific statement from the american heart association. Circulation. 2014 Nov 4; 130(19):1730-48.
  3. Redberg RF. Sham controls in medical device trials. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 4; 371(10):892-3.
  4. Chi WC, Sylwestrzak G, Barron J, Kasravi B, Power T, Redberg R. Does CAC testing alter downstream treatment patterns for cardiovascular disease? Am J Manag Care. 2014; 20(8):e330-9.
  5. Charlton B, Redberg R. The trouble with dabigatran. BMJ. 2014; 349:g4681.
  6. Katz MH, Grady D, Redberg RF. Developing methods for less is more. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1076.
  7. Steinbrook R, Redberg RF. The high price of the new hepatitis C virus drugs. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1172.
  8. Redberg RF. Hospital admissions for hypoglycemia now exceed those for hyperglycemia in medicare beneficiaries. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1125.
  9. Redberg RF. Statins and weight gain. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1046.
  10. Mieres JH, Gulati M, Bairey Merz N, Berman DS, Gerber TC, Hayes SN, Kramer CM, Min JK, Newby LK, Nixon JV, Srichai MB, Pellikka PA, Redberg RF, Wenger NK, Shaw LJ. Role of noninvasive testing in the clinical evaluation of women with suspected ischemic heart disease: a consensus statement from the american heart association. Circulation. 2014 Jul 22; 130(4):350-79.
  11. Ahmad T, Fiuzat M, Pencina MJ, Geller NL, Zannad F, Cleland JG, Snider JV, Blankenberg S, Adams KF, Redberg RF, Kim JB, Mascette A, Mentz RJ, O'Connor CM, Felker GM, Januzzi JL. Charting a roadmap for heart failure biomarker studies. JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Oct; 2(5):477-88.
  12. Zheng SY, Redberg RF. Premarket approval supplement pathway: do we know what we are getting? Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jun 3; 160(11):798-9.
  13. Liu J, Sylwestrzak G, Barron J, Rosenberg A, White J, Whitney J, Redberg R, Malenka D. Evaluation of practice patterns in the treatment of atrial fibrillation among the commercially insured. Curr Med Res Opin. 2014 Sep; 30(9):1707-13.
  14. Redberg RF. When is it better not to know everything? JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):852.
  15. Wilensky GR, Redberg RF. Health policy update 2014: another exciting and turbulent year ahead. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):837-8.
  16. Redberg RF. Response to "mandatory anesthesia"-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):1011.
  17. Zannad F, Stough WG, Piņa IL, Mehran R, Abraham WT, Anker SD, De Ferrari GM, Farb A, Geller NL, Kieval RS, Linde C, Redberg RF, Stein K, Vincent A, Woehrle H, Pocock SJ. Current challenges for clinical trials of cardiovascular medical devices. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15; 175(1):30-7.
  18. Grady D, Redberg RF, Mallon WK. How should top-five lists be developed?: what is the next step? JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr 1; 174(4):498-9.
  19. Redberg RF. Priorities in the evaluation of patients with chest pain. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr 1; 174(4):554.
  20. Redberg RF. Talking about patient preferences. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar 1; 174(3):321.

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