Frederick Lief Ruberg, MD

Associate Professor, Radiology

Frederick Ruberg
617.638.8968
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building

Biography

Dr. Ruberg’s clinical and research expertise is in the field of cardiac imaging including echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR). Dr. Ruberg applies imaging in research designed to facilitate improved diagnosis and management of the infiltrative cardiomyopathy cardiac amyloidosis.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Program Director, Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Member, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University
  • Member, Amyloidosis Center, Boston University

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD
  • Haverford College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 6/9/2020

    Hanna M, Ruberg FL, Maurer MS, Dispenzieri A, Dorbala S, Falk RH, Hoffman J, Jaber W, Soman P, Witteles RM, Grogan M. Cardiac Scintigraphy With Technetium-99m-Labeled Bone-Seeking Tracers for Suspected Amyloidosis: JACC Review Topic of the Week. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Jun 09; 75(22):2851-2862. PMID: 32498813.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Kittleson MM, Maurer MS, Ambardekar AV, Bullock-Palmer RP, Chang PP, Eisen HJ, Nair AP, Nativi-Nicolau J, Ruberg FL. Cardiac Amyloidosis: Evolving Diagnosis and Management: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2020 Jul 07; 142(1):e7-e22. PMID: 32476490.

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  • Published on 5/13/2020

    Cuddy SAM, Bravo PE, Falk RH, El-Sady S, Kijewski MF, Park MA, Ruberg FL, Sanchorawala V, Landau H, Yee AJ, Bianchi G, Di Carli MF, Cheng SC, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY, Liao R, Dorbala S. Improved Quantification of Cardiac Amyloid Burden in Systemic Light Chain Amyloidosis: Redefining Early Disease? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Jun; 13(6):1325-1336. PMID: 32417333.

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  • Published on 4/1/2020

    Dorbala S, Ando Y, Bokhari S, Dispenzieri A, Falk RH, Ferrari VA, Fontana M, Gheysens O, Gillmore JD, Glaudemans AWJM, Hanna MA, Hazenberg BPC, Kristen AV, Kwong RY, Maurer MS, Merlini G, Miller EJ, Moon JC, Murthy VL, Quarta CC, Rapezzi C, Ruberg FL, Shah SJ, Slart RHJA, Verberne HJ, Bourque JM. ASNC/AHA/ASE/EANM/HFSA/ISA/SCMR/SNMMI expert consensus recommendations for multimodality imaging in cardiac amyloidosis: Part 2 of 2-Diagnostic criteria and appropriate utilization. J Nucl Cardiol. 2020 Apr; 27(2):659-673. PMID: 31468377.

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  • Published on 3/17/2020

    Ruberg FL, Siddiqi OK. Hepatocyte Growth Factor and Cardiac Amyloidosis. JACC CardioOncol. 2020 Mar; 2(1):67-69. PMID: 32647833.

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  • Published on 12/5/2019

    Khor YM, Cuddy S, Harms HJ, Kijewski MF, Park MA, Robertson M, Hyun H, Di Carli MF, Bianchi G, Landau H, Yee A, Sanchorawala V, Ruberg FL, Liao R, Berk J, Falk RH, Dorbala S. Quantitative [18F]florbetapir PET/CT may identify lung involvement in patients with systemic AL amyloidosis. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2020 Jul; 47(8):1998-2009. PMID: 31807884.

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  • Published on 12/2/2019

    Lohrmann G, Pipilas A, Mussinelli R, Gopal DM, Berk JL, Connors LH, Vellanki N, Hellawell J, Siddiqi OK, Fox J, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL. Stabilization of Cardiac Function With Diflunisal in Transthyretin (ATTR) Cardiac Amyloidosis. J Card Fail. 2019 Dec 02. PMID: 31805416.

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  • Published on 12/1/2019

    Dorbala S, Ando Y, Bokhari S, Dispenzieri A, Falk RH, Ferrari VA, Fontana M, Gheysens O, Gillmore JD, Glaudemans AWJM, Hanna MA, Hazenberg BPC, Kristen AV, Kwong RY, Maurer MS, Merlini G, Miller EJ, Moon JC, Murthy VL, Quarta CC, Rapezzi C, Ruberg FL, Shah SJ, Slart RHJA, Verberne HJ, Bourque JM. ASNC/AHA/ASE/EANM/HFSA/ISA/SCMR/SNMMI expert consensus recommendations for multimodality imaging in cardiac amyloidosis: Part 1 of 2-evidence base and standardized methods of imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 12; 26(6):2065-2123. PMID: 31468376.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Gopal DM, Ruberg FL, Siddiqi OK. Impact of Genetic Testing in Transthyretin (ATTR) Cardiac Amyloidosis. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2019 10; 16(5):180-188. PMID: 31520266.

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  • Published on 9/13/2019

    Lilleness B, Doros G, Ruberg FL, Sanchorawala V. Establishment of brain natriuretic peptide - based criteria for evaluating cardiac response to treatment in light chain (AL) amyloidosis. Br J Haematol. 2020 02; 188(3):424-427. PMID: 31515797.

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