Frederick Lief Ruberg, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

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

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 8/24/2022

    Alreshq R, Cozzolino M, Lilleness B, Pipilas A, Mendelson L, Joshi T, Muralidhar V, Guardino E, Berk JL, Siddiqi OK, Gopal DM, Sanchorawala V, Ruberg FL. Light Chain Testing Abnormalities Among Patients With Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy Referred for Technetium-99m Pyrophosphate Imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2022 Oct 15; 181:105-112. PMID: 36028388.

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  • Published on 8/22/2022

    Tahir UA, Katz DH, Avila-Pachecho J, Bick AG, Pampana A, Robbins JM, Yu Z, Chen ZZ, Benson MD, Cruz DE, Ngo D, Deng S, Shi X, Zheng S, Eisman AS, Farrell L, Hall ME, Correa A, Tracy RP, Durda P, Taylor KD, Liu Y, Johnson WC, Guo X, Yao J, Chen YI, Manichaikul AW, Ruberg FL, Blaner WS, Jain D, Bouchard C, Sarzynski MA, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Wang TJ, Wilson JG, Clish CB, Natarajan P, Gerszten RE. Whole Genome Association Study of the Plasma Metabolome Identifies Metabolites Linked to Cardiometabolic Disease in Black Individuals. Nat Commun. 2022 08 22; 13(1):4923. PMID: 35995766.

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  • Published on 7/19/2022

    Schwartz B, Schou M, Ruberg FL, Rucker D, Choi J, Siddiqi O, Monahan K, Køber L, Gislason G, Torp-Pedersen C, Andersson C. Cardiovascular Morbidity in Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance: A Danish Nationwide Study. JACC CardioOncol. 2022 Sep; 4(3):313-322. PMID: 36213365.

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  • Published on 7/5/2022

    Gustine JN, Staron A, Szalat RE, Mendelson LM, Joshi T, Ruberg FL, Siddiqi O, Gopal DM, Edwards CV, Havasi A, Kaku M, Lau KHV, Berk JL, Sloan JM, Sanchorawala V. Predictors of hematologic response and survival with stem cell transplantation in AL amyloidosis: A 25-year longitudinal study. Am J Hematol. 2022 Sep; 97(9):1189-1199. PMID: 35731907.

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  • Published on 6/12/2022

    Poterucha TJ, Kurian D, Raiszadeh F, Teruya S, Elias P, Kogan R, Chiuzan C, Einstein AJ, Ruberg FL, Maurer MS. Relation of Body Mass Index to Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Particularly in Black and Hispanic Patients (from the SCAN-MP Study). Am J Cardiol. 2022 Aug 15; 177:116-120. PMID: 35705430.

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  • Published on 1/27/2022

    Siddiqi OK, Mints YY, Berk JL, Connors L, Doros G, Gopal DM, Kataria S, Lohrmann G, Pipilas AR, Ruberg FL. Diflunisal treatment is associated with improved survival for patients with early stage wild-type transthyretin (ATTR) amyloid cardiomyopathy: the Boston University Amyloidosis Center experience. Amyloid. 2022 Jun; 29(2):71-78. PMID: 35083944.

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  • Published on 1/25/2022

    Oster ME, Shay DK, Su JR, Gee J, Creech CB, Broder KR, Edwards K, Soslow JH, Dendy JM, Schlaudecker E, Lang SM, Barnett ED, Ruberg FL, Smith MJ, Campbell MJ, Lopes RD, Sperling LS, Baumblatt JA, Thompson DL, Marquez PL, Strid P, Woo J, Pugsley R, Reagan-Steiner S, DeStefano F, Shimabukuro TT. Myocarditis Cases Reported After mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccination in the US From December 2020 to August 2021. JAMA. 2022 01 25; 327(4):331-340. PMID: 35076665.

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  • Published on 12/15/2021

    Cuddy SAM, Jerosch-Herold M, Falk RH, Kijewski MF, Singh V, Ruberg FL, Sanchorawala V, Landau H, Maurer MS, Yee AJ, Bianchi G, Di Carli MF, Liao R, Kwong RY, Dorbala S. Myocardial Composition in Light-Chain Cardiac Amyloidosis More Than 1 Year After Successful Therapy. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2022 Apr; 15(4):594-603. PMID: 34922860.

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  • Published on 11/30/2021

    Ruberg FL. Phenotype Mapping in Cardiac Amyloidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 11 30; 78(22):2193-2195. PMID: 34823662.

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  • Published on 10/24/2021

    Alreshq R, Tugal D, Siddiqi O, Ruberg F. Conduction abnormalities and role of cardiac pacing in cardiac amyloidosis: A systematic review. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Dec; 44(12):2092-2099. PMID: 34632598.

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