Internal Medicine/Cardiology


Ryan Berg, MD, FACC


Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Chief of Cardiology, VA


  Medical School:

Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia


University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA


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 (since 2009):

Singh M, Bolla VH, Berg R. A Case of in-stent thrombosis in a patient with drug eluting stents during perioperative management with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Dec 1; 82(7):1108-12. PMID: 23378243

Giampaolo Niccoli, Giulio Stefanini, Davide Capodanno, Filippo Crea, John Ambrose, Ryan Berg. Are the Culprit Lesions Severely Stenotic? JACC Imaging 6(10), 2013:1108-1114

Berg R, Buhari C. Treating and preventing no reflow in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2012 Aug 1; 8(3):209-14. PMID: 22920488

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


Ambrose JA, Lardizabal J, Mouanoutoua M, Buhari CF, Berg R, Joshi B, El-Sherief K, Wessel R, Singh M, Kiel R. Femoral Micropuncture or Routine Introducer Study (FEMORIS). Cardiology 2014 July 9;129(1):39-43. PMID: 25012707

Book and Chapters:

Ryan Berg and Michael Lim. Diagnostic Angiographic Catheters :Coronary and Vascular. In Mukherjee, Bates Roffi,Moliterno (Eds.),  Cardiovascular Catheterization and Intervention (pp. 194-207). 2010 New York, Informa

Berg, R and Lim M. Complications of PCI. In Kern (Ed.) Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook 3rd edition. (Chapter 4) 2013 Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders

Berg R and Lim M. Complications of Coronary Intervention. In Kern (Ed.)SCAI Interventional Cardiology Board Review Second Edition. (Chapter 27) 2013 Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



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 CardiovascularInterventions Volume 75(S2), May 2010 page S157