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P.O. Box 800158,
Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0158
Phone: 434.982.4247 Fax: 434.982.1998
Training & Certification
Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Cardiology, University of Virginia; Transplantation, Brigham and Women's
- Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Failure, Heart Transplant, Cardiomyopathy, Myocarditis, Pulmonary Hypertension
Pathophysiology and treatment of congestive heart failure, transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD), and general cardiology.
James D. Bergin, M.D., has more than 20 years of experience as a teacher, researcher and clinical practitioner specializing in heart failure and transplantation. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, and cardiology, and as a medical examiner. He is also certified as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor.
Dr. Bergin has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on 45 multi-center clinical trials involving heart failure. He has shared his research and experience through 90 invited lectures and as author or co-author of 50 peer- reviewed journal publications, 25 book chapters or books, and 39 scientific abstracts. He is a member of the Heart Failure Society of America, and a recipient of several teaching awards, including the UVA Department of Medicine's Clinical Excellence Award. He is the Medical Director of Cardiac Transplant/Heart Failure and the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at UVA.