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Sheldon Goldberg, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sheldon Goldberg, MD, FACC, FSCAI Physician

Director, Cardiovascular Education, Pennsylvania Hospital Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Goldberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Sheldon Goldberg

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2015, 2016

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1977
  • Internal Medicine, 1975
  • Interventional Cardiology, 2000

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amyloidosis
  • Aortic Disorders
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Athlete's Heart
  • Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS)
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Myocarditis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericarditis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (PVS)
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Women's Heart Health
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital (Waltham Hospital)
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital


Society of Cardiac Angiography, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Goldberg is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Shields M, Goldberg S: Bioabsorbable Scaffolds: Can the Problems of Dissolution Be Overcome? Cardiology 138 (1): 63-65,2017.

Hosoya H, Levine J, Henry D, Goldberg S.: Double the Trouble: Acute Coronary Syndrome and Ischemic Stroke in Polycythemia Vera The American Journal of Medicine 130 (6): 237-240,2017.

Oren O, Goldberg S: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Diagnosis and Management The American Journal of Medicine 130 (5): 510-516,2017.

Saha T, Naqvi S, Ayah O, McCormick D, Goldberg S: Subclavian Artery Disease: Diagnosis and Therapy The American Journal of Medicine 130 (4): 409-416,2017.

Joseph J, Naqvi S, Giri J, Goldberg S: Aortic Stenosis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Therapy The American Journal of Medicine 130 (3): 253-263,2017.

Naqvi S, Klein J, Saha T, McCormick D, Goldberg S: Comparison of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease The American Journal of Cardiology 119 (4): 520-527,2017.

Shields M, Goldberg S.: Device Erosion After Percutaneous ASD Repair Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, Orlando, Florida : 2017.

Mahmoud Z, Sharma P, Ayah O, Barry T, Goldberg S.: Large ASD With Deficient Rim, Device Embolization, Retrieval And Repeat Transcatheter Closure Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, Orlando, Florida : 2017.

Saha T, McCormick M, Goldberg S: Successful management of Iatrogenic Carotid Dissection Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, Orlando, Florida : 2017.

Klein J, Ayah O, Raza M, McCormick D, Goldberg S: Type 1 Endoleak Post EVAR: Successful Treatment with Excluder Cuff and Screws Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, Orlando, Florida : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
700 Spruce Street
Garfield Duncan Building, Suite 507

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (267) 879-1754
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)