Dr. Eisenberg is a James McGill Professor of Medicine at McGill University. His responsibilities include teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Moreover, he is a Staff Cardiologist at the Jewish General Hospital, where he is an active Interventional Cardiologist who also performs stress tests, sees patients in clinic, and rounds on the cardiology consultation service. Furthermore, Dr Eisenberg is the Director of the McGill MD-PhD Program, and an Associate Member of the McGill Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he is the Director of the Cardiovascular Health Services Research Group at the hospital and a Senior Investigator at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology.
Dr. Eisenberg completed his MD at the University of Rochester. He then did a residency in Internal Medicine at McGill University, and a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University. Afterwards, he completed a research fellowship in Echocardiography and Epidemiology at the University of California in San Francisco, where he also completed a cardiology fellowship. Dr. Eisenberg did an interventional fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He obtained a Masters of Management in International Health Leadership from McGill University in 2010.
Over the course of his career, Dr Eisenberg has published over 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals and participated in several collaborative works. In 2010, he published a book entitled “The Physician Scientist's Career Guide.” He has subsequently published three other books (“Cardiology Board Review and Self-Assessment: A Companion Guide to Hurst’s the Heart” in 2018, “Case Studies in Interventional Cardiology” in 2019, and “The Essential MD-PhD Guide” in 2021). His research interests include primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, health services and outcomes research, smoking cessation, the metabolic syndrome, clinical trials, and meta-analyses. He is also interested in related, broader prevention and public health issues affecting the North American population, such as obesity and patient exposure to radiation from medical therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Over the years, Dr Eisenberg has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec.