Frederick Lief Ruberg MD

Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Professor, Radiology

75 E. Newton St | (617) 638-8968
Frederick Ruberg

Cardiovascular Medicine


Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute

Amyloidosis Center


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


Medicine-Internal, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Psychology, BA, Haverford College


Published on 7/24/2023

Madhani A, Sabogal N, Massillon D, Paul LD, Rodriguez C, Fine D, Helmke S, Winburn M, Kurian D, Raiszadeh F, Teruya S, Cohn E, Einstein AJ, Miller EJ, Connors LH, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL. Clinical Penetrance of the Transthyretin V122I Variant in Older Black Patients With Heart Failure: The SCAN-MP (Screening for Cardiac Amyloidosis With Nuclear Imaging in Minority Populations) Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 Aug; 12(15):e028973. PMID: 37486082.

Published on 6/13/2023

Chan N, Einstein AJ, Griffin JM, Rosenblum H, Teruya S, Cuomo M, De Los Santos J, DeLuca A, Johnson LL, Kinkhabwala MP, Leb JS, Mintz A, Fine D, Helmke S, Muralidhar V, Pandey S, Sabogal N, Saith SE, Winburn M, Smiley D, Miller EJ, Ruberg FL, Maurer MS. Prevalence and significance of extracardiac uptake on pyrophosphate imaging in the SCAN-MP study: the first 379 cases. J Nucl Cardiol. 2023 Jun 13. PMID: 37311914.

Published on 5/31/2023

Ruberg FL. Finally Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Imaging Multiorgan Treatment Response in AL Amyloidosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2023 Aug; 16(8):1053-1055. PMID: 37269271.

Published on 4/17/2023

Ruberg FL, Blaner WS, Chiuzan C, Connors LH, Einstein AJ, Fine D, Helmke S, Kurian D, Pandey S, Raiszadeh F, Rodriguez C, Sabogal N, Teruya S, Winburn M, Chung WK, Cohn E, Miller EJ, Kelly JW, Maurer MS. Design and Rationale the SCAN-MP (Screening for Cardiac Amyloidosis With Nuclear Imaging in Minority Populations) Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 Apr 18; 12(8):e028534. PMID: 37066788.

Published on 4/13/2023

Amyar A, Fahmy AS, Guo R, Nakata K, Sai E, Rodriguez J, Cirillo J, Pareek K, Kim J, Judd RM, Ruberg FL, Weinsaft JW, Nezafat R. Scanner-Independent MyoMapNet for Accelerated Cardiac MRI T1 Mapping Across Vendors and Field Strengths. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2023 Apr 13. PMID: 37052580.

Published on 3/30/2023

Edmiston JB, Cohn EG, Teruya SL, Sabogal N, Massillon D, Muralidhar V, Rodriguez C, Helmke S, Fine D, Winburn M, Chiuzan C, Hod EA, Raiszadeh F, Kurian D, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL. Clinical and social determinants of health features of SARS-CoV-2 infection among Black and Caribbean Hispanic patients with heart failure: The SCAN-MP Study. PLoS One. 2023; 18(3):e0283730. PMID: 36996149.

Published on 2/23/2023

Pandey S, Teruya S, Rodriguez C, Deluca A, Kinkhabwala M, Johnson LL, Fine D, Sabogal N, Winburn M, Castillo M, Bhatia K, Malkovskaya R, Raiszadeh F, Kurian D, Miller EJ, Einstein AJ, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL. Diagnostic performance characteristics of planar quantitative and semi-quantitative parameters of Tc99m pyrophosphate (PYP) imaging for diagnosis of transthyretin (ATTR) cardiac amyloidosis: the SCAN-MP study. J Nucl Cardiol. 2023 Aug; 30(4):1414-1419. PMID: 36823486.

Published on 1/31/2023

Staron A, Mendelson LM, Joshi T, Ruberg FL, Sanchorawala V. Factors affecting the accuracy of amyloidosis identification and referral to a specialty centre. Amyloid. 2023 Sep; 30(3):297-302. PMID: 36718932.

Published on 1/23/2023

Kittleson MM, Ruberg FL, Ambardekar AV, Brannagan TH, Cheng RK, Clarke JO, Dember LM, Frantz JG, Hershberger RE, Maurer MS, Nativi-Nicolau J, Sanchorawala V, Sheikh FH. 2023 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Care for the Patient With Cardiac Amyloidosis: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Mar 21; 81(11):1076-1126. PMID: 36697326.

Published on 12/27/2022

Valente CJ, Chiuzan C, Alreshq R, Blot T, Fine D, Helmke S, Rodriguez C, Sabogal N, Teruya S, Winburn M, Kurian D, Raiszadeh F, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL. Physical Performance in Black and Hispanic Outpatients With Heart Failure: The SCAN-MP Study. CJC Open. 2023 Apr; 5(4):292-302. PMID: 37124967.

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