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Joseph Alpert – Biography, Age, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Joseph Alpert (born February 1, 1942) is a board-certified American cardiologist in Tucson, Arizona. He is a professor of medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and also serves as the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Medicine.

Joseph Alpert

Joseph Alpert Facts

  • Full Name: Joseph Stephen Alpert
  • Age: 80 years old
  • Date of Birth: February 1, 1942
  • Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: American

Joseph Alpert Medical School & Residency

  • Brigham and Womens Hospital, Fellowship Hospital — 1971
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1971
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital, Internship Hospital — 1970
  • Harvard University / School Of Medicine, Medical School — 1969

Joseph Alpert Career

Alpert became a professor at the University of Massachusetts in 1978, where he also served as section chairman for cardiovascular medicine. At the University of Arizona College of Medicine, he was named the Robert S. and Irene P. Flinn Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine in 1992. In order to work with the college’s dean’s administrative staff, he resigned from this post in 2006.

Alpert is renowned for his work on the Joint European Society of Cardiology-American College of Cardiology Foundation-American Heart Association-World Heart Federation Task Force for the Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction, where he served as co-chair.

In addition to authoring or editing more than 50 books, he has written more than 700 original research articles, reviews, editorials, and clinical reports.

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons – Certified in Internal Medicine
  • MA State Medical License – Active through 1997
  • AZ State Medical License – Active through 2024

Hospital Affiliations

  • Banner-University Medical Center South Tucson, AZ
  • Banner-University Medical Center Tucson Tucson, AZ
  • Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System-Tucson Tucson, AZ

Specialty Expertise

Joseph Alpert has the following 28 areas of expertise

  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Diseases
  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Failure
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Obesity
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Attack
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Arrhythmia
  • Stroke
  • Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter/CommunityCare HMO Directory
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood Network MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood
  • PPO/EPO Statewide
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO

Location & Contact Information

The University Physicians Internal Medicine Office
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 694-8888

Fax: (520) 062-6237
Website: heart.arizona.edu

Joseph Alpert Net Worth

Joseph Alpert has an estimated net worth of $5 million.


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