Internal Medicine/Cardiology

 

Ryan Berg, MD, FACC

    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

 

  Medical School:

Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

  Residency:

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

  Fellowship:

Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Interventional Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

Board Certified:

Internal Medicine

Cardiovascular Disease
Interventional Cardiology

  Awards and Recognitions:

National Merit Letter of Commendation
Georgia Merit Scholar (top 5% of graduating class)
Deans List University of Pennsylvania
Summa Cum Laude – University of Pennsylvania
Golden Key National Honor Society
Nominee for Excellence in Small Group Teaching for UCSF Medical School
Teacher of the Year – Saint Louis University Division of Cardiology
Faculty Development Award – Saint Louis University Department of Medicine

 

  Publications:

Kurt Brorson, Mark Brunswick, Sergei Ezhevsky, Datsen Wei, Ryan Berg, David Scott, and Kathryn E. Stein. "xid Affects Events Leading to B Cell Cycle Entry" Journal of Immunology 1997 159:135-143

 

Ryan Berg, Joseph Aragon, Vladimir Royter, John F. Shanley, Greg Cogert, Renu Vermani, Saibal Kar, Neal Eigler, Frank Litvack, “Pimecrolimus and Dual Pimecrolimus- Paclitaxel Eluting Stents Decrease Neointimal Proliferation in a Porcine Model”  Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions Volume 70(6), November 2007 p871-879

 

Brett Wertman, Victor Cheng, Saibal Kar, Heidi Gransar, Ryan Berg, Hursh
Naik, Rajendra Makkar, John Friedman, Jay Schapira, Daniel Berman.
“Characterization of Complex Coronary Artery Stenosis Morphology by
Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography” Journal of the American
College of Cardiology Imaging 2009 2:950-958

 

Joseph Aragon, Ryan Berg, Saibal Kar, Vladimir Royter, Renu Virmani, Neil Eigler, Frank Litvack. Pimecrolimus Eluting Cobalt Stent Decreases Inflammation and Restenosis in a Porcine Model Circulation 112(17) supplement II page 479.(poster presentation AHA Scientific Sessions 2005)

 

Saibal Kar, Ryan Berg, Gordon Grant, Joseph Aragon, Vladimir Royter, Joseph Shulze, Ronald Betts, Michael C Fishbein.  Safety of Biolimus A9 Delivered from a Bioresorbable Polymer Coated Stent in a 90 Day Porcine Model The American Journal of Cardiology 96(suppl 7a) page 212 H

 

Joseph Aragon, Ryan Berg, Saibal Kar, Vladimir Royter, Gregory Cogert, Neil Eigler, John F Shanley, Frank Litvack A Pimecrolimus and Paclitaxel Dual Drug Eluting Stent: A synergistic Response from Drugs with Different Mechanism and Different Release Kinetics from the COSTAR Stent Platform The American Journal of Cardiology 96(7) supplement Page 8H (oral abstract presented TCT 2005)

           

Joseph Aragon, Ryan Berg, Saibal Kar, Vladimir Royter, Gregory Cogert, Renu Vermani, Frank Litvack and Neil Eigler. Pimecrolimus Eluting Cobalt Stent Decreases Inflammation and Restenosis in a Porcine Model. The American Journal of Cardiology 96(7) supplement. Page 23 H (oral abstract presented TCT 2005)

           

Joseph Aragon, Ryan Berg, Michael Lee, Eitan Kimchi, Kelley Davis, Honore Kotler, Raj Makkar, Tasneem Naqvi, Robert Siegel, Saibal Kar.  Neurological Outcomes Following Percutaneous Closure of Inter-Atrial Communications. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions Volume 65(1), May 2005 page 93-94

           

Joseph Aragon, Saibal Kar, Ryan Berg, Eitian Kimchi, Alexander Parisky, Samantha Chaikin, Colin Watanabe, Aamer Jamali, Fermin Tio, Frank Litvack, Neil Eigler. Thin Walled Cobalt Chromium Paclitaxel Eluting Stents Have No Restenosis Advantage Over Stainless Steel Paclitaxel Eluting Stents In A Porcine Model Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions Volume 65(1), May 2005 page 129

           

Melissa Slivka, Saibal Kar, Bina Ahmed, Margo Minissian, Donna Polk, Maura Paul-Labrador, Leslee Shaw, Ryan Berg, Raj Makkar, Noel Bairey Merz. Myocardial Ischemia and Open Coronary Arteries in Women: Etiological Mechanisms Journal of the American College of Cardiology Volume 49(9), July 2007 page 194A

           

Zainal Hussain, Ryan Berg, Mazen Hadid, Bryan Piotrowski, Christopher
Longnecker, Michael Lim. Cultural Change in Catheterization Access: Initiating
Transradial Access in a Teaching Institution. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions Volume 75(S2), May 2010 page S157

 

Ryan Berg and Michael Lim. Complications of PCI (chapter 4) from Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook 3rd edition (in press)

           

Ryan Berg and Michael Lim. Diagnostic Angiographic Catheters (Coronary and Vascular) from Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary & Peripheral Angiography, and Interventional Procedures (in press)