Rita F. Redberg, MD - Internal Medicine


Rita F. Redberg, MD - Internal Medicine

Dr. Rita Redberg reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Redberg is currently the Director of Women's Cardiovascular Services at the University of California San Francisco National Center of Excellence in Women's Health in San Francisco, California. Dr. Redberg is an attending physician at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center Parnassus Heights Campus in San Francisco.

Education and Training

MD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1982

Internship in Internal Medicine: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1982-1983

Residency in Internal Medicine: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1983-1985

Fellowship in Cardiology: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1985-1987

Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiology: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1987-1988

Research Fellow in Non-Invasive Cardiology: UCSF Medical Center Cardiovascular Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1990-1991


National Board of Medical Examiners

American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Academic Appointments

University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA:

  • Core Faculty Member, Philip R. Lee Institute, Health Policy Studies, 2011-present
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine, Medical Center, General Medicine, 2002-present
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Center, General Medicine, 1996-2002
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Medical Center, Medicine and Anesthesia, 1991-1996

Adjunct Associate Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2008-present

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1989-1990

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Redberg receives consulting fees from Amgen. She holds stocks with Abbott, St. Jude, Siemans, and AbbVie.

Current as of: August 15, 2014

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