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John T. Berger, III, MD

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Critical Care Medicine
Cardiac Surgery

Medical Director, Cardiac Critical Care
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program (ECMO)
Heart Failure Program

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Specialties: Myocarditis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care
American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology
National Provider Identifier1306927215

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Virginia Charlottesville, VABachelor of Arts 1981 -1985
Medical School Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MODoctor of Medicine 1985 -1989
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Excellence in Teaching Award for Outstanding Resident TeachingChildrens National Medical Center2003
Excellence in Teaching Award for Outstanding Resident TeachingChildrens National Medical Center2001

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican College of Cardiology1997 - 2009
MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine1993 - 2009
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1989 - 2009
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterNominations Committee Medical Staff2002 - 2004
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterExpanded Roles Sub Committee Medical Staff2002 - 2003
Conference Presentation - Poster, Berger, J.T. (2006), Pharmcologic Treatment for Pediatric Heart Failure, Poster session presented at the 35th Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berger, J.T. (2006), Pulmonary Hypertension Patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Poster session presented at the 22nd Annual Childrens National Medical Center Symposium on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Advanced Therapy for Respiratory Failure, Keystone, CT

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berger, J.T. (2005), Treating Chylous Effusions, Poster session presented at the Pediatric Cardia Intensive Care Symposium, Miami, FL

Journal Article, Spurney, C.F., Sable, C.A., Berger, J.T., Martin, G.R. (2005), Use of a Hand Held Carried Ultrasound Device by Critical Care Physicians for the Diagnosis of Pericardial Effusions, Decreased Cardia Function and Left Ventricular Enlargement in Pediatric Patients, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 18, 313-319.

Journal Article, Fenton, K., Sable,C., Bell, M., Patel, K. and Berger, J. (2004), Increases in Serum Levels of Troponin are Associated with Cardiac Dysfunction and Disease Severity in Pediatric Patients with Septic Shock, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 5, 533-538.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berger, J. (2004), Arrhythmia Interpretation, Poster session presented at the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine , Washington, DC

Journal Article, Greene, A.E., Moak, J.P., DiRusso, G.R., Berger, J.T., Heshmat, Y., Kuehl, K. (2004), Transcutaneous Implantation of an Internal Cardioverter-defibrillator in a Small Infant with Recurrent Myocardial Ischemia Cardia Arrest Simulating Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 27, 112-116.

Journal Article, Woodson ,K.E., Sable, C.A., Berger, J.T., Slack, M.C., Wernovsky, G., Spray, T. (2003), A Case of Congenitally Protected D-Transportation of the Great Vessels in a Very Low Birth Weight Infant, Pediatric Cardiology, 24, 175-178.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berger, J.T. (2002), Management of Low Cardiac Output Syndrome After Cardiac Surgery, Poster session presented at the 18th Annual Symposium on ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) and Advanced therapy for Respiratory Failure , Keystone, CO

Journal Article, Berger, J.T., Voynow, J.A., Rose, M.C. (1999), Mucin Gene Expression in Respiratory Carcinoma Cell Lines, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, 20, 500-510.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for John Berger, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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