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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. Charlton B, Redberg R. The trouble with dabigatran. BMJ. 2014; 349:g4681.
  2. Katz MH, Grady D, Redberg RF. Developing methods for less is more. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1076.
  3. Steinbrook R, Redberg RF. The high price of the new hepatitis C virus drugs. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1172.
  4. Redberg RF. Hospital admissions for hypoglycemia now exceed those for hyperglycemia in medicare beneficiaries. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1125.
  5. Redberg RF. Statins and weight gain. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1; 174(7):1046.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Redberg RF. When is it better not to know everything? JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):852.
  9. Wilensky GR, Redberg RF. Health policy update 2014: another exciting and turbulent year ahead. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):837-8.
  10. Redberg RF. Response to "mandatory anesthesia"-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):1011.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Redberg RF. Priorities in the evaluation of patients with chest pain. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr 1; 174(4):554.
  14. Redberg RF. Talking about patient preferences. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar 1; 174(3):321.
  15. Katz MH, Redberg RF. Statins and musculoskeletal adverse events-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1; 174(2):302-3.
  16. Redberg RF. Medication regimen adherence and patient outcomes. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1; 174(2):193.
  17. Redberg RF. Vertebroplasty: changing levels of evidence and conflict of interest. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1; 174(2):308.
  18. Gartenberg AJ, Peleg A, Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Presumed safe no more: lessons from the Wingspan saga on regulation of devices. BMJ. 2014; 348:g93.
  19. Redberg RF. Choosing wisely, and soon. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jan 1; 174(1):140.
  20. Goodman SN, Redberg RF. Opening the FDA black box. JAMA. 2014 Jan 22-29; 311(4):361-3.

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