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Peter Berger – Biography, Age, Wife, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Peter Berger (born April 1956) is a board-certified American cardiologist in Danville, Pennsylvania. He subspecializes in adult congenital heart disease and interventional cardiology.

Peter Berger is also a Professor of Cardiology and Medicine in the Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine and serves as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Research throughout the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Care System.

Peter Berger

Peter Berger Facts

  • Full¬†Name: Peter B. Berger
  • Age: 66 years old
  • Date of Birth: April 1956
  • Place of Birth: Queens, New York
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: American
  • Wife: Nina Charnoff

Peter Berger Medical School & Residency

  • Boston University Medical Center – Fellowship,¬†Cardiovascular Disease, 1986-1989
  • Boston University Medical Center – Residency,¬†Internal Medicine, 1983-1986
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine – Medical School

Peter Berger Career

Berger served as the co-director of the Geisinger Heart & Vascular Institute as well as the system-wide chairman of cardiology for the Geisinger Health System. He was the Associate Chief Research Officer and Director of the Center for Clinical Studies at Geisinger Clinic before taking on that role. He worked at Geisinger as an interventional cardiologist as well.

Berger served as the Director of Interventional Cardiology and a Professor of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center before joining Geisinger in July 2006. Dr. Berger served as an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine from 1990 until 2004.

He has served on the Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology Committees of the American College of Cardiology, Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention, and the American Heart Association Committee on Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization (and led it).

Many of the cardiac studies that have changed clinical practice over the past 20 years have Dr. Berger on their steering committees. As the former Director of Clinical Trials for MD Consult, Berger published 42 clinical trial commentaries.

He also co-authored 5 guidelines documents, wrote or co-authored 17 book chapters, edited 2 books, wrote or co-authored 11 invited publications, created 10 educational tapes, and gave hundreds of lectures on a variety of topics both domestically and abroad. More than a dozen periodicals’ editorial boards have had him on them.

While at Duke, Berger presided over a weekly cath lab meeting that was broadcast live on the GE TiP-TV hospital network or online to up to 5000 viewers.

Berger was profiled on CNN in July 2009 as part of an investigation into Geisinger’s distinctive healthcare program.

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Interventional Cardiology
  • PA State Medical License – Active through 2016
  • NY State Medical License – Active through 2022

Hospital Affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center at Northwell Health New Hyde Park, NY

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Peter B Berger has the following 32 areas of expertise

  • Syndrome
  • Coronary Restenosis
  • Vascular Graft Occlusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Stroke
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Clinical Research
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Blood Clot
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Unstable Angina
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Attack
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Arrhythmia
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Postoperative Hemorrhage
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • High Cholesterol
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Diabetes
  • Angioplasty
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Coronary Thrombosis

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Colorado
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Connecticut
  • Anthem Blue Cross of California
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Bravo Health
  • Capital BlueCross
  • CareSource
  • Choice Care Network
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSmart
  • HighMark Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Humana Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Network Health
  • Paramount
  • PreferredOne
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Partners
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • SummaCare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions

Location & Contact Information

100 N Academy Ave –
Danville, PA 17822

Get Direction

New patients:570-271-6393, 570-271-6523, 570-271-8056

Peter Berger Net Worth

Peter Berger has an estimated net worth of $6 million.


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