Lance S. Berger, MD, FACC
Dr. Berger graduated from the University of Rochester and completed medical school at the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He served his internship at New Rochelle Hospital, followed by residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Berger received his training in Cardiovascular Diseases at the Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island. After completing his training, Dr. Berger entered practice in Atlanta, Georgia. While in practice, Dr. Berger received the teaching award from the residency program at Georgia Baptist Medical Center, was involved in numerous hospital committees, and helped establish a community-based heart failure disease management program with a major managed-care organization. He was affiliated with the nationally recognized Fuqua Heart Center of Piedmont Hospital, and was principal investigator in several research studies. Since moving to New Jersey and joining Monmouth Cardiology Associates, Dr. Berger has served as Medical Director for the Heart Failure Center and the Echocardiography Laboratory at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, and served as Chief of Cardiology at CentraState Medical Center.
A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Berger is board-certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He is a member of the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the American Association of Physician Leaders and the Heart Failure Society of America. He has lectured physicians and the community on the treatment and prevention of heart failure. He is actively involved in teaching residents and Cardiology fellows at Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he currently serves as the Medical Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory. He recently completed a 10 year tenure as the Chief of Cardiology at CentraState Medical Center.
Dr. Berger performs cardiac catheterizations, nuclear and echocardiographic stress testing as well as transesophageal echocardiograms. He is a member of the Structural Heart Team at Jersey Shore University Medical center. Specific interests in Cardiology include heart failure, valvular heart disease, Cardio-Oncology and preventive cardiology, but Dr. Berger welcomes the opportunity to provide consultative services for the full range of cardiovascular indications.