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David I. Koenigsberg, M.D.

David I. Koenigsberg, M.D.

6907 N. Kolmar Avenue
Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712

Phone(847) 975-2955

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David I. Koenigsberg, M.D. is an Interventional Cardiologist on university hospital staff, on interventional call for acute myocardial infarctions (heart attacks), with experience performing coronary artery stenting in an emergency setting, as well as emergency angiography and balloon angioplasty.

Private clinical practice in General Cardiology, diagnosing and treating heart disease, including echocardiography.


Dr. Koenigsberg provides medical record review, both plaintiff and defense, and expert witness testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Areas Served

All States

Professional Experience


2016 – Present Senior Cardiology Physician Case Reviewer
Aim Specialty Health/Anthem, Deerfield, Illinois

1980 - Present Cardiology Attending Physician
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1997 - 2008 Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Resurrection Health Care, St. Joseph's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1986 - 1995 Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Columbus Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1984 - 1986 Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
VA Lakeside Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Cardiology Practice

2016 - Present General and Interventional Cardiology (Northshore University Health System)

1986 - 2016 General and Interventional Cardiology (Private Practice)

Teaching Experience

2008 - 2012 Training of Northwestern University Medical Students in Physical Diagnosis

1980 - 1986 Training of Northwestern University Cardiology Fellows in Catherization Laboratory, V.A.


Hospital Affiliations

1996 - Present Cardiology, Attending
Evanston North Shore University Hospital, Evanston, Illinois

1995 - 2015 Cardiology, Attending
Resurrection Health Care, St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1980 - Present Cardiology, Attending
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Society Memberships

1982 - Present American College of Cardiology, Fellow
1980 - 1982 Affiliate

1981 - 2009 American College of Physicians, Member

1979 - 2012 Chicago Heart Association, Member
1983 - 1985 Diagnostic Subcommittee

1979 - 2012 American Heart Association, Member


Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
Subspecialty Certification in Cardiovascular Disease
Subspecialty Certification in Interventional Cardiology
Recertification in Interventional Cardiology


• Koenigsberg, D.I., and Koenigsberg, J.: My Heart Diary, Chicago, 2012.

Scientific Papers
• Koenigsberg, D.I., and Ganote, C.: Anatomy of the Heart as Related to Two-Dimensional Echocardiography. In: The Workbook of Cardiac Ultrasound (Ch. 2), Ed., Talano, J.V., Grune & Stratton, New York, 1982, pp. 23-46.
• Askenazi, J., Koenigsberg, D.I., Ziegler, J.H., and Lesch, M.: Echocardiographic Estimates of Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure. New England Journal of Medicine 305:1566-1568, 1981.
• Koenigsberg, D.I., and Ganote, C.: Anatomy of the Heart. In: Textbook of Two-Dimensional Echocardiography (Ch. 2) Ed., Talano, J.V., and Gardin, J.M., Grune & Stratton, New York, 1983, pp. 27-54.
• Askenazi, J., Koenigsberg, D., Ribner, J.S., Plucinski, D., Silverman, I.M., and Lesch, M.: A Prospective Study Comparing Different Echocardiographic Measurements of Pulmonary Capillary Pressure in Patients with Organic Heart Disease Other Than Mitral Stenosis. Journal American College of Cardiology. 2:919-925, 1983.
• Askenazi, J., Alexander, J., Koenigsberg, D., Belic, N., and Lesch, M.: Alteration of Left Ventricular Performance by Left Bundle Branch Block Simulated with Atrioventricular Sequential Pacing. American Journal of Cardiology.
• Koenigsberg, D.I., Lesch, M., and Askenazi, J.: Noninvasive Assessment of Cardiovascular Function in Pregnancy. Gynecology & Obstetrics. 51: (Vol. 3/Ch. 9): 1-19, 1986.
• Riedy, K., Fischer, M.R., Belic, N., Koenigsberg, D.I.: MR Imaging of Myocardial Sarcoidosis. American Journal of Radiology. 151:915-816, 1988.

• Askenazi, J., Alexander, J., Koenigsberg, D., and Lesch, M.: Alterations of Left Ventricular Performance During Atrioventricular Sequential Pacing Induced Left Bundle Branch Block. PACEM March 1982. Presenting 3rd Annual Meeting North Am Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology.
• Askenazi, J., Ziegler, J., Koenigsberg, D., and Lesch, M.: Echocardiographic Estimates of LVEDP. Letter to the Editor. New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 307:188-189, 1982.
• Askenazi, M., Koenigsberg, D.I., and Lesch, M.: Echocardiographic Estimates of Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure. New England Journal of Medicine. 307:1585, 1982 – Reply to the Editor.
• Hong, S.S., Askenazi, J., Ribner, J.S., Koenigsberg, D.I., and Lesch, M.: Effects of Intravenous Hydralazine on Left Ventricular Dynamics in Mitral Regurgitation. Chicago Cardiology Group Scientific Meeting, May 5, 1983.
• Koenigsberg, D.I., Belic, N., Hong, S.S., Elkin, H.K., Askenazi, J., and Lesch, M.: Simultaneous Atrial Pacing and Cold Pressor Test: An Alternative to Exercise Stress Test. European Heart Journal. Vol. 5 (Abstr. Suppl. 1): 1026, 1984. Presented 9th European Congress of Cardiology.


1975 M.D.
Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois

Postgraduate Training

1978-1980 Cardiology Fellowship
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1976-1978 Medical Resident
Loyola University Hospital, Maywood, Illinois

1975-1976 Straight Medical Internship
Loyola University Hospital (Foster McGraw), Maywood, Illinois

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