About Sylvan Lee Weinberg, MD, MACC, FESC
Dr. Weinberg is Journal Editor-in-Chief for the Heart Institute of Dayton and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Wright State University School of Medicine. He is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and a graduate of Northwestern University College of Liberal Arts and Medical School. His internship, medical residency, and fellowship in cardiology occurred at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Weinberg founded the first coronary care unit in Ohio at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton where he was Director and Chairman of Cardiology, 1966-1999. He directed the Wright State University fellowship program from 1980-1989 and headed a cardiology group practice, until he retired from practice at the end of 1999.
A past president of The American College of Cardiology and The American College of Chest Physicians, Dr. Weinberg was Editor-in-Chief of Accel, The American College of Cardiology’s international journal on tape of contemporary cardiovascular medicine and surgery from 1985-2000. He is the founding editor of the American Heart Hospital Journal, 2002-present. A founding Co-editor of Heart & Lung from 1972-1985, and founding editor of Dayton Medicine, 1980-present, he has served as an associate editor of the AMA Archives of Internal Medicine, the ACC Review Journal and on a number of editorial boards, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, CHEST, Clinical Cardiology, and Heart (formerly The British Heart Journal). He has published widely in medical literature and made more than 230 invited appearances in North America and on five continents overseas.