John Berger III, MD Critical Care Specialist, Cardiac Intensivist



Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1989
    Washington University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1985
    University of Virginia
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: John Berger III, MD

Alexis's Story

"She likes to show off her scar and tell whoever listens that Children's National fixed her heart."

Blair's Story

"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

Owen's Story

"We are so thankful that we chose the remarkable doctors at Children's National to care for our son. The compassion and care that were given not just to Owen, but to our entire family, is something we will forever be grateful for."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

A Case of Congenitally Protected DTransportation of the Great Vessels in a Very Low Birth Weight Infant

(2003) Pediatric Cardiology

Mucin Gene Expression in Respiratory Carcinoma Cell Lines

(1999) American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology

Increases in Serum Levels of Troponin are Associated with Cardiac Dysfunction and Disease Severity in Pediatric Patients with Septic Shock

(2004) Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

22nd Annual Childrens National Medical Center Symposium on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Advanced Therapy for Respiratory Failure

(2006) Pulmonary Hypertension Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

35th Critical Care Congress Society of Critical Care Medicine

(2006) Pharmcologic Treatment for Pediatric Heart Failure

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Riley's Story

"Richard Jonas, MD, and his fellows came in and explained it all to me the best they could. One even drew me a picture. I was dealing with an issue that I really had no idea was such a big issue."

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