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Eugene Braunwald – Biography, Age, Wife, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Eugene Braunwald (born August 15, 1929) is a board-certified Austrian-born American cardiologist in Boston, Massachusetts.

Eugene Braunwald

Eugene Braunwald Facts

  • Full Name: Eugene Braunwald
  • Age: 93 years old
  • Date of Birth: August 15, 1929
  • Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Wife: Elaine Braunwald
  • Children: 3

Eugene Braunwald Medical School & Residency

  • Johns Hopkins University – Residency, Internal Medicine, 1957-1958
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn – Residency, Internal Medicine, 1953-1954
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – Internship, Transitional Year, 1952-1953
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine – Medical School

Eugene Braunwald Career

At the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Braunwald held the positions of clinical director and chief of cardiology. He was then hired by the University of California, San Diego, where from 1968 to 1972 he served as the department’s first chair and recruited John Ross Jr. to serve as the department’s first chief of cardiology.

Since then, he has been working at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts, where he previously chaired the department of medicine from 1972 to 1996.

The American Heart Association established the annual academic mentorship award in Braunwald’s honor, the Harvard Medical School established a chair in his honor, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences elected him as a member in recognition of his contributions.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Eugene Braunwald has the following 13 areas of expertise

  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Attack
  • Clinical Research
  • Stroke
  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart Block
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Unstable Angina
  • Hypertension
  • Blood Clot

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Location & Contact Information

Fax: (617) 797-5095

Eugene Braunwald Net Worth

Eugene Braunwald has an estimated net worth of $15 million.


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