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Zachary Goldberger


​Assistant Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Cente​r
Associate Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship
Director, Harborview Medical Center Electrocardiography/Holter Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue
Box 359748
Seattle, WA 98104-2499


  • MS, Health and Health Care Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012
  • Research Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2007
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2004
  • BA, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1998


  • American Board of Internal Medicine, ​Internal Medicine, 2007
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, 2013



  • General Cardiology
  • Noninvasive Electrocardiology/Electrocardiography
  • Echocardiography




  • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, University of Michigan Health System, 2010-2012
  • National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program Travel Award for AHA Junior Investigator Travel Stipend, 2011
  • Finalist, American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Award (deferred to present at AHA), 2011
  • Recipient, Travel Award for ACC Legislative Conference, 2010
  • Winner, Intern Excellence in Teaching Award: University of Washington School of Medicine, 2005
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Associate, Heart Rhythm Society, and American College of Physicians.
  • UW School of Medicine, Cardiology Excellence in Teaching Award
  • American Heart Association Max Harry Weil Award for Resuscitation Science
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Electrocardiology
  • Editorial Board, JAMA Internal Medicine



 Selected Publications

Goldberger ZD, Alexander GC. Digitalis use in contemporary practice: refitting the foxglove. JAMA Int Med 2014;171:151-4.
Goldberger ZD, Creutzfeldt CJ, Goldberger AL. Catastrophic Neurologic Syndrome with Dramatic ECG Changes. J Electrocardiol 2014;87:80-3.
Goldberger ZD, Nichol G. Registries to measures and improve outcomes after cardiac arrest. (Invited review) Curr Opin Crit Care 2013;19:208-213.
Goldberger ZD, Chan PS, Berg RA, Kronick SL, Cooke CR, Lu M, Banerjee M, Hayward RA, Krumholz HM, Nallamothu BK, for the AHA Get-with-the-Guidelines—Resuscitation investigators. Duration of resuscitation and outcomes during in-hospital cardiac arrest. Lancet 2012;380:1473-81.
Goldberger AL, Goldberger ZD. Becoming a Consummate Clinician: What Every Medical Student, Houseofficer, and Hospital Practitioner Needs to Know. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Goldberger AL, Goldberger ZD, Shvilkin A. Clinical Electrocardiography, a simplified approach, 8th ed. Elsevier, 2012.
Goldberger ZD, Goldberger AL "Therapeutic ranges of serum digoxin concentrations in patients with heart failure." The American journal of cardiology 2012 Jun; 109; 12; 1818-21
Page RL, Joglar JA, Al-Khatib SM, Caldwell MA, Calkins H, Conti JB, Deal BJ, Estes NAM, Field ME, Goldberger ZD, Hammill SC, Indik JH, Lindsay BD, Olshansky B, Russo AM, Shen WK, Tracy CM. 2015 ACC/AHA/HRS guideline for the management of patients with supraventricular tachycardia: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. J Am Coll Cardiol 2015; doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.08.856.
Kleinman ME, Brennan EE, Goldberger ZD, Swor RA, Terry M, Bobrow BJ, Gazmuri RJ, Travers AH, Rea T. Part 5: adult basic life support and cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2015;132(suppl 2):S414–S435.
Goldberger ZD, Alexander GC. Digitalis use in contemporary practice: refitting the foxglove. JAMA Int Med 2014;171:151-4.
Goldberger ZD, Nallamothu BK, Nichol G, Chan PS, Curtis JR, Cooke CR. Family presence during resuscitation and patterns of care during in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2015;8(3):226-34.
Barnes GD, Lucas E, Alexander GC, Goldberger ZD. National Trends in Ambulatory Oral Anticoagulant Use in the United States, 2009-2014. Am J Med 2015; 128: 1300-1305.
Goldberger ZD, Whiting SM, Howell JR. The heartfelt music of Ludwig van Beethoven. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 2015;57:285-94.
Stucky MA, Goldberger ZD. Digoxin: The role of digoxin in contemporary medicine. (Invited review) Postgrad Med J 2015; 91:514-18.
Rosenthal DG, Bravo PE, Patton KK, Goldberger ZD. Management of arrhythmias in cardiac sarcoidosis. Clin Cardiol 2015; 38: 625-40.
Barbee LA, Centor RA, Goldberger ZD, Saint S, Dhanireddy S. Clinical problem-solving: a history lesson. N Engl J Med 2015;372:1360-1364.
James J, Kaul DR, Goldberger ZD, Saint S, Skerrett SJ. Clinical problem-solving: back to nature. N Engl J Med 2015;373:2271-76.