Steven R. Bergmann, MD, PhD, is Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chair of the Department of Medicine for Penn Medicine Princeton Health, with primary responsibility for promoting quality clinical care, patient safety and patient satisfaction. Dr. Bergmann serves as a liaison between the Medical Staff, the administration and the Princeton Health Board of Trustees.
Dr. Bergmann oversees the clinical, academic and administrative activities and promotes clinical quality and patient safety throughout Princeton Health and its divisions, including Princeton Medicine Physicians, Princeton HomeCare, Princeton House Behavioral Health and Princeton Medical Center, a University Hospital Affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
A graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Dr. Bergmann earned his PhD in cardiovascular physiology and biophysics from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia and his MD from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. He completed his internship, residency and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. Dr. Bergmann is board certified in both internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.
Formerly a Professor of Medicine and Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Dr. Bergmann also served as Chief of Cardiology and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine.
Dr. Bergmann has published more than 170 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and over 60 invited chapters or review articles. He co-edited the book, Positron Emission Tomography of the Heart, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and Coronary Artery Disease.