Women’s Healthy Heart Program – Dr. Nieca Goldberg

by David Lemberg on November 18, 2009

in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Obesity, Lifestyle Medicine

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Dr. Nieca Goldberg is a cardiologist and a nationally recognized pioneer in women’s heart health. Her New York City practice Total Heart Care focuses primarily on caring for women. Dr. Goldberg is Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of NYU Women’s Heart Program, the Co-Medical Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red” campaign, an AHA volunteer for over 15 years and served as a board member in NYC. Previously she was the Chief of Women’s Cardiac Care at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr. Goldberg is the author of the award winning and highly acclaimed book Women Are Not Small Men, which is now updated and entitled The Women’s Healthy Heart Program – Lifesaving Strategies for Preventing and Healing Heart Disease, published by Ballantine Books.

Dr. Goldberg’s research and medical publications are concerned with cardiovascular disease in women, exercise imaging and exercise. She has appeared many times on The Today Show as well as The View, Good Morning America, The Early Show, and CBS Evening News. In addition she has been featured and interviewed by reporters from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fitness Magazine, and many others discussing women and heart disease. She serves on the Woman’s Day Editorial Advisory Board.

In our 3-22-07 interview, Dr. Goldberg discusses

  • Issues and updates on diabetes and hypertension
  • The role of genetics in heart health and heart disease
  • Public Awareness about women and heart disease
  • Recovering from a heart attack and cardiac surgery
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