Robert Soufer MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine VACT Healthcare Systems

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: NeurobehavioralStress & Addiction Clinical Research Program

Research Interests

Neurobehavioral Correlates of Mental Stress in Cardiovascular Disease; Neuro-Cardiac Interaction; Mental Stress; Myocardial Blood Flow more...


  • B.A., New York University/Uptown Campus, 1975
  • M.D., New York Medical College, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Burg M, Soufer, R. Therapy for Mental Stress-Induced Myocardial Ischemia. JAMA 2013;310(13):1400-1401.
  • Burg MM, Soufer A, Lampert R, Collins D, Soufer R. Autonomic Contribution to Endothelin-1 Increase During Laboratory Anger-Recall Stress in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Molecular Med 2011;17(5-6):495-501.
  • Lampert R, Shusterman V, Burg M, McPherson C, Batsford W, Goldberg A, Soufer R. Anger-induced T-wave alternans predicts future ventricular arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;53:774-8.



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