Howard D. Weinberger, MD, FACC Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Howard D. Weinberger, MD, is a cardiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Weinberger is in the Division of Cardiology and Department of Medicine. Professor Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology 5280 Top Doctors 2021 (2 years) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (2 years) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 193 Patient Ratings 53 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Cardiology Programs Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) Research Areas Cardiac Research, Other Cardiac Sarcoidosis Dyspnea on Exertion Exercise Induced Intracardiac Shunts Special Interests Clinical Interests Echocardiography and Stress Echocardiography. Sarcoidosis in the heart, shortness of breath with exercise, diagnosis and management of diastolic dysfunction and diastolic heart failure, hypertension. See More View Publications Additional Information Visiting fellow with Dr. Harvey Feigenbaum, the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indianapolis, Indiana, May and June, 1995 Education Education 1983 - 1987 Indiana University SOM (Indianapolis, IN), MD 1979 - 1983 Indiana University (Bloomington, IN), BS, Biology Residency 1990 - 1991 University of Colorado Denver, Chief Medical Resident 1988 - 1990 University of Colorado Denver, Residency, Internal Medicine 1987 - 1988 University of Colorado Denver, Internship, Internal Medicine Fellowship 1991 - 1995 University of Colorado Denver, Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease Awards & Recognition 2013 and 2015: America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. 2008: Internal Medicine Clinician of the Year Award, National Jewish Health 2008: 5280 Magazine Top Docs in Cardiology 1994-95: Outstanding Research Fellow, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Denver Genentech/American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cardiovascular Meeting Grant: 44th Annual Scientific Session, American College of Cardiology 1/1993-12/1994: Bugher Physician-Scientist Training Fellowship Grant (AHA) 1987: K. K. Chen Department of Pharmacology Research Award, Senior Medical Student 1982-83: Mortar Board 1979-83: Arthur Metz Distinguished Scholarship Board Certification 2015-2025: Recertification, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease 2010-2020: Recertification, American Board of Internal Medicine 1995-2005: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease 1990-2000: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine 1988: Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners Professional Memberships Fellow, American College of Cardiology Member, American Society of Echocardiography Member, American Heart Association – Basic Science Council Fellow, American College of Physicians – American Society of Internal Medicine Member, American Medical Association Publications Fenster BE, Holm KE, Weinberger HD, Moreau KL, Meschede K, Crapo JD, Make BJ, Bowler R, Wamboldt FS, Hoth KF. Right ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity in COPD. Respir Med.109(10):1287-92, 2015. Fenster BE, Curran-Everett D, Freeman AM, Weinberger HD, Kern Buckner J, Carroll JD. Saline contrast echocardiography for the detection of patent foramen ovale in hypoxia: a validation study using intracardiac echocardiography. Echocardiography 31(4):420-72013, 2014. Freeman AM, Curran-Everett D, Weinberger HD, Fenster BE, Buckner JK, Gottschall EB, Sauer WH, Maier LA, Hamzeh NY.Predictors of cardiac sarcoidosis using commonly available cardiac studies. Am J Cardiol.112(2):280-5, 2013. Freeman AM, Fenster BE, Weinberger HD, Buckner JK, Lynch D.Hypoxia caused by persistent left superior vena cava connecting to the left atrium a rare clinical entity.Tex Heart Inst J.39(5):662-4, 2012. Fenster BE, Freeman AM, Weinberger HD, Buckner JK.Recurrent transient mid-ventricular ballooning.Int J Cardiol. 152(2):e35-6, 2011. Hospital Affiliations University of Colorado Hospital Academic Affiliations Professor of Clinical Practice, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Teaching & Professional Positions Medical Director Echocardiography Laboratory, National Jewish Health Board Member, Denver Echo Society 7/2004-6/2007: Director, Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, University of Colorado Denver 5/2005-6/2007: Director, Clinical Research Echocardiography Imaging Core, University of Colorado Denver 7/1995-6/2007: Program Director, Cardiology Grand Rounds, University of Colorado Denver 4/1999-4/2004: Director, Research Echocardiography Imaging Core, University of Colorado Denver Lecturer, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.7 Friendliness 4.8 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.8 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.8 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 *Dr. Weinberger was clearly prepared for my appt. with him. He explained everything in detail and answered all my questions. *Dr. Weinberger was really kind and professional. I value him as a professional. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 Dr. Weinberger is the best. I value his expertise and have full confidence in his decisions and evaluations. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Weinberger was excellent. He spent a great deal of time explaining to me my heart condition, and he even drew me a diagram so I could better understand my problem. He answered all my questions, and he was very polite. My experience was great, I will be back to see him for my follow up visit. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Excellent doctor National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 I had a very thorough visit with the Dr. I learned a great deal. Such visits and resulting care are the reasons I have such a great deal of confidence In NJH. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr. Weinberger is very thorough, listens well and has a pleasant "chairside" manner. I also appreciate the extreme carefulness w/COVID protocols. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr. Weinberger performed a very complete exam and careful analysis of my symptoms. He explained his diagnosis and shared an action plan. Excellent experience seeing him. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr. Weinberger is very knowledgeable and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Complete confidence. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Weinberger always listens to my observations and concerns. He makes me feel included as a partner in my care. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Great. show more National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 All very good! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Very positive experience. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 This was a follow-up. Dr. Weinberger did have some testing done and then told me that I should continue doing what I was doing for my own care because I was doing very well. As usual, I came away feeling great. I told the doctor that I was having blood tests done and assured him that I would have the results forwarded to him. I feel very secure in the care I receive from Dr. Weinberger and would recommend him highly to anyone who asks. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr Weinberger is very thorough with his questions, explanations and follow-up National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr. Weinberger is very kind and caring. He made sure I understood everything and got back to me right away with my lab results. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 He not only cares when we are at his practice but he returns our calls when we have concerns at home in [another state]. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr Weinberger was very professional, responsive, and caring. He listened carefully and answered all questions. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 great doctor ! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 I've been seeing doctors since 2009 where I live and I felt like I was a number not a person to them. I feel like not just the doctors at NJH care but everyone I talk to care. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Weinberger and his staff have always been caring and helpful. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 There has never been a visit that wasn't exceptional. I have asked Dr. Weinberger NOT to retire...ever. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr Weinberger is extremely thorough, extremely competed and a great communicator! while he may seem quiet, he is extremely personable. I am very thankful that Dr Weinberger has taken me as a patient. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Weinberger was very thorough in his explanation of my and my wife's concern about the condition he was investigating. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Weinberger was, as always, professional in his dealings with me, always good at answering questions. I have complimented him regarding his sanitary practices. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I can't say enough about National Jewish and the medical staff. Every time someone talks to me about a medical problem, I tell them they should contact National Jewish. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Provider took time to explain his concept of a procedure that is pending. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 excellent clinician National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr. Weinberger is a wonderful Doctor. He explains everything and listens to every one of my concerns. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 One of the best doctors I've ever been to and there's been several through my life due to have congenital complications. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 he was super thorough. and he actually took time to listen to even small details about my health and even gave me suggestions of testing I should get done that I had never thought of or realized I should get done. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr. Weinberger always explains things so I can understand them. I then repeat back my understanding to him to see if anything needs further clarification. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 He always answers my questions using medical terms and explaining them in language I can understand. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 excellent doctor and very thorough National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 I only wish I could give Dr. Wineberger a "10" instead of a 5 on the above questions! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 I'm very satisfied in the treatment I get from Dr. Weinberger. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr Weinberger always provides consistent high quality care. He understood my hesitancy in coming on separate days for testing due to COVID and managed my care around that concern. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 all good-I told Dr. Weinberger that I was impressed with his approach and detail on sanitation/cleaning of hands. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr. Weinberger is outstanding in all regards!! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 *Dr. Weinberger top doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 I was particularly impressed by *Dr. Weinberger's attention to detail regarding medications. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Weinberger is very professional and clean. Listens, always updates and goes over my medication list. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 dr Weinberger is a wonderful doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Very happy. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 I've been seeing *Weinberger for 3 yrs. My condition is worsening. He offers little to nothing. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Whenever I leave Dr. Weinberger's office I feel I have received the best care as he explains thoroughly the what/whys of my condition. Plus he was able to get my [PHI] under contriol! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Excellent experience. First time meeting with *Dr. Weinberger. Talked to me on my level - easy to understand. Was very thorough - Very pleased to have *Dr. Weinberger as my provider. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Dr. Weinberger always answers all of questions and has always aken excellent care of me. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 The Doctor is very thorough and listens to what my concerns are. I feel very fortunate to have a Doctor that cares National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 I have been seeing Dr Weinberger for years. he is always consistent with being thorough and a true sincerity of making sure you have the Best of care National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 I feel very fortunate to have Dr Wineburger as my doctor National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 *Dr. Weinberger is very thorough and he always explained my current situation and what are the next steps. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 I could understand everything & in my words. Very good. I'm so pleased.