Bernhard Wiedermann, MD Infectious Disease Specialist


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Diseases

National Provider ID: 1518911791

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Outside Interests

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 
  • US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 
  • Emmes Corporation



Bernhard Wiedermann, MD, MA, is a specialist in pediatric infectious diseases. His research and clinical interests include general pediatric infections including Lyme disease, unexplained and recurrent fevers, malaria and other tropical diseases, medical education and educational technology, and evidence-based medicine. 

Dr. Wiedermann is author of an evidence-based medicine blog for the American Academy of Pediatrics called "eEvidence Mended." He also authors questions for the American Academy of Pediatrics publication PREP-ID, serves on the data monitoring committee for research conducted via the National Institutes of Health Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act, and directs the pediatric infectious diseases fellowship program at Children’s National.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MA, Educational Technology Leadership, 2008
    George Washington University
  • Fellowship Program, Ped. Infectious Diseases*, 1984
    Texas Children`s Hospital-Baylor College of Med.
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1982
    Texas Children`s Hospital-Baylor College of Med.
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1981
    Texas Children`s Hospital-Baylor College of Med.
  • MD, 1978
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • BA, Biochemistry, 1975
    Rice University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Bernhard Wiedermann

Patient story

Emily's Story

"The social worker was great. She held a class for Emily and the other needle phobic kids on the floor. This class allowed the kids to place IV's in stuffed dolls and have some control over the care of someone else, even if it was just a doll."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Learning to deliver care in a medical home: a qualitative analysis of residents’ reflections on practice
(2014) Clinical Pediatrics

What’s wrong with acellular pertussis vaccines? 
(2013) Clinical Therapeutics

Increased incidence of incomplete Kawasaki disease at a pediatric hospital after publication of the 2004 American Heart Association guidelines
(2012) Pediatric Cardiology

Implementation and impact of a consensus diagnostic and management algorithm for complicated pneumonia in children
(2011) Journal of Investigative Medicine

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