James D Bergin

James D Bergin, MD

Division:
Cardiovascular Medicine
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.243.1000
Primary Location:
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center

Second Floor

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.243.1000
Fax:
434.244.7551
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Research Interests:

Pathophysiology and treatment of congestive heart failure, transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD), and general cardiology.

Clinical Practice:
Heart Failure, Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD), Heart Transplant, Heart Transplant
Appointment:

Medical Director, Heart Failure / Cardiac Transplantation Program

About
Title:
Professor of Internal Medicine
Biography

James D. Bergin, MD, 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.

Learn more about Dr. James Bergin (video).

Awards
  • 2015-2018 Best Doctors in America® List 
Education
Primary:
Tufts University, 1984
Residency:
Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowships:
Cardiology, University of Virginia; Transplantation, Brigham and Women's
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