Charles Katzenberg, MD

Clinical Professor, Medicine

Charles Katzenberg, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist who practices at Banner - University Medical Center. After he completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at UA College of Medicine in 1982, he went into private practice as co-founder of Pima Heart Associates and was co-director of Pima Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation. He served as medical director of the Tucson Heart Hospital from 1997-2004.

Dr. Katzenberg served as 2013-14 president of the Pima County Medical Society. He was a board member of the Arizona Employer Healthcare Alliance, and is a member of Physicians for a National Healthcare Program and the American Society for Preventative Cardiology.  Among other outside activities, he helped develop Arizona’s first Medicare-approved community cardiac rehabilitation program not in a hospital, co-founded the Fitness & Health Institute of Tucson (FIT) as well as the Heart Series, Arizona’s first intensive cardiac rehabilitation program. In 2010, he formed the Foundation for Cardiovascular Health, focused on coronary heart disease prevention. He volunteers for St. Elizabeth’s Health Center and Mended Hearts.

Heart Disease Prevention
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979
MD: University of Illinois, Chicago, 1976
BA: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1972
Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Chest Disease, 1980
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1982
Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Internal Medicine, 1977
Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Internal Medicine, 1978