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Dr. Steven R. Bergmann Joins PHCS as Chairman of Medicine

Jul 20, 2016
Steven R. Bergmann, MD, PhD, a double board certified physician whose research has been published extensively during the past four decades, has joined Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) as Chairman of the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Bergmann, formerly a Professor of Medicine and Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, joined PHCS this month. In addition to his role as Chairman of Medicine, Dr. Bergmann is a member of Princeton Medicine, PHCS' primary and specialty care physician network.

As Chairman of Medicine, Dr. Bergmann oversees the Department of Medicine's clinical, academic and administrative activities and promotes clinical quality and patient safety throughout PHCS and its divisions, including Princeton Medicine, Princeton HomeCare, Princeton House Behavioral Health and University Medical Center of Princeton (UMCP), a University Hospital Affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Dr. Bergmann is board certified in both internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. He sees patients at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Community Health Center, a clinic on the UMCP campus that serves uninsured and underinsured residents of central New Jersey. Dr. Bergmann is also available to consult with physicians providing care for patients in the hospital.

A graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Dr. Bergmann earned his PhD in physiology and biophysics from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia and his MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo.

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.

About Princeton HealthCare System

Princeton HealthCare System is a comprehensive, integrated healthcare system that strives to anticipate and serve the lifelong needs of central New Jersey residents, including acute care hospital services through University Medical Center of Princeton, behavioral healthcare through Princeton House Behavioral Health, rehabilitation, home care, hospice care, ambulatory surgery, a primary and specialty medical practice, and fitness and wellness services. For more information, visit www.princetonhcs.org.

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