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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Children's Hospital - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
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Lee Bankin Beerman, MD, is Director of Electrophysiology Services and the Pediatric Arrhythmia Program at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Dr. Beerman is highly respected not only at Children’s Hospital, but also throughout the local medical community in Western Pennsylvania, and nationally as a Pediatric Electrophysiologist. He has won numerous awards for his teaching, and has contributed to the literature of pediatric cardiology in general, and electrophysiology in particular.
Dr. Beerman is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He arrived at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in 1977, where he completed his fellowship in 1979 and has remained on the Pediatric Cardiology staff to this day.
Dr. Beerman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and Sub-Board of Pediatric Cardiology and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a former President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and Govenor of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the ACC. He has been a member of the American Heart Association since 1977. At the start of his career, Dr Beerman was the recipient of a fellowship grant and seven research grants from the American Heart Association. He actively participated on the local research committee and is a member of the Council for Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, currently serving on the national committee for Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease. He is President elect of Children’s Hospital’s Medical Staff and current President of the Children’s Alumni Association.
Dr. Beerman is involved in clinical research in topics related to arrhythmias and sudden death in the pediatric population and active in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. He sees general cardiology patients and specializes in the care of patients with arrhythmias. He also treats adults with congenital heart disease, many of whom he has followed since their early childhood.
Dr. Beerman resides in the Point Breeze section of Pittsburgh, Pa., with his wife Janet. They have two children, Michael and Elizabeth, and two grandchildren, Atticus and Cecelia.
Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 77
we always have a great experience when seeing this doctor. He is the best.
always know we are in good hands with Dr Beerman
The level of healthcare service my child received from UPMC and Dr. Beerman was outstanding.
Dr. Beerman is a great Doctor. I am very happy with the care I receive from him.
He was very caring and polite have always had good experience with him and his assistant was very nice and helpful also this Dr I would never leave I trust him with my life
Dr. Beerman always spends extra time with me and makes sure i am comfortable with everything we talk about
dr. Bierman is a wonderful cardiologist and we are glad to have him, we just wish it was easier dealing with the hospital to get appointments and questions answered.
everyone we encountered on our visit was extremely friendly and helpful
always professionals and courteous office is always clean and wait time is next to none.
Dr Beerman and his staff are excellent. they made my daughter geel comfortable and relaxed enough for them to do the testing that they needed.
Dr Beerman is an amazing doctor!
Dr. Beerman is a wonderful doctor. we value his expertise.
Everyone we encountered was friendly and professional and made our visit very pleasant. We're very happy with our relationship with Dr. Beerman.
Dr. Beerman has some of the best bed side manner I've ever seen!
Dr. Beerman was very easy to talk to. he explained everything I needed to know very well. he answered all my questions with answers I needed. the nursing staff was very polite. very easy to talk too.
I think this was the fastest, most efficient check up I had in years. Usually I plan for 3-4hrs and I was done in 2.
Dr Beerman is a wonderful doctor. He takes the time to explain my son's condition in detail in terms I can understand. He even took the time to draw a picture of his heart so that I could fully understand his condition. My son spent 63 days in NICU. He is usually very easy going and we have no problem taking him places and doing things. However when he goes to the hospital or doctor's office he gets very upset and is far from an easy patient for medical staff and doctors to work with. Dr Beerman has always been very understanding and patient with him. We are very confident with Dr Beerman and are very thankful to have him as our son's cardiologist. Our minds are at ease knowing that he is under Dr Beerman's care, we know he is in very capable great hands.
I absolutely love Dr. Beerman. He has always treated me with respect and has never belittled me for researching and asking lots of questions or treated me like I was stupid like some doctors do. I do not like doctors with a God complex and I need to feel like my or my family's doctor is a partner and not a dictator when it comes to our health. I feel like Dr. Beerman is a partner in my son's care. Fortunately we do not have to see Dr. Beerman that often, only every two years for routine checkups on my son's BAV. But he has been one of my favorite doctors ever and I hope he never retires and continues to see my son for a long time. I have so much respect for him as a doctor. He has always taken as much time as we needed for appointments. He never ever made me feel like he was rushing to get onto his next appt and would thoroughly answer any question and no question was ever too stupid. There was only one time when we had an appt with him where he was running late (I do think there may have been some emergency as well but I'm not sure) and I will never ever complain if he is running late because I know he takes as much time that is needed with families and I would much rather him do that and be late for my appointment than rush through visits. I really hope you share this with him so he knows that I think he is a great doctor.
I have been bringing my 9 year old to dr Beermen since he was 3 he has been the best and explains things so we can understand them. The whole team is wonderful. And I will and have recommended them to other friends and family
The providers were professional, skilled, informative and friendly
I am always happy and satisfied when I see Dr. BEERMAN. HE TAKES HIS TIME, LISTENS AND ANSWERS my questions. He is a very caring and special doctor. Don't know what I will do when he retires, I would have a hard time adjusting to a new Dr. since I have known him over thirty years, and he has been my daughter's doctor too. Thank you Dr. Beerman for everything you do..I appreciate your thoughtfulness and going above and beyond. God bless you and Children's hospital.
always treated with care and importance
everyone was wonderful however our appt was at 10:30 am and we weren't even taken back until 11:30 then at the end of the visit had to wait an additional 30 min for the doctor to type up discharge paperwork. we did not get out of the doctors office until almost 2 pm
Doctor Beerman and his staff provide excellent service. I'm so glad we found Doctor Beerman during this emotional time in our lives.
Dr. Beerman is absolutely excellent.
everyone was helpful and courteous. always a positive experience.
Dr. Beerman and his staff was very impressive in all aspects of their operation.
Everyone at the office was wonderful and helpful. The appointment before us cancelled so we were able to get in very quickly. That was our first time going to this office and were very pleased.
Dr. Beerman was thoughtful, easy to communicate with, and explained future treatment plan very well. He is also a very friendly professional.
absolutely love doctor beerman and his associates.
Dr. Beerman is top notch. I have been seeing him for 20 plus years and every experience has been a great one. Very thorough, very knowledgeable!
Dr. Beerman is the best health care provider that I could ask for and I am very fortunate to have him for my cardiac condition.
Dr Beerman was was great! He was very attentive when my daughter explained her symptoms and asked corresponding questions.
All is good!
Care was good. Most of the above questions in this section did not apply to my visit, therefore I did not respond to those questions and left blank.
I was impressed with the provider.
Always confident that our son is in the best hands possible with DR Beerman
With this being my first child and being born with a heart defect Dr. Beerman did an excellent job of reassuring me everything would be okay. He put things into terms that I knew and understood. I wouldn't ask for any other doctor or place to take my daughter.
Always excellent care and service!
Many thanks to Dr. Beerman and his staff for fitting us into his busy schedule at basically a moment's notice - we called on FRI and got to see him on TUE. Completely thorough evaluation of his medical concerns.
Dr Beerman and his Fellow went above and beyond to address any concerns I had! A++ to them both
We had an excellent visit with Dr. Beerman. He answered all of our questions & comcerns.
My son is mentally handicapped and I act as his guardian. He has been under the care of Dr. Beerman for over 40 yrs. We are so very fortunate to have him as my son's cardiologist. It is a special blessing.
it takes way to long for doctor to come in a visit you when your in the room needs to be way more faster
The only complaint is that my son had an appointment for 1:30pm and we got to see the doctor at 4:15pm. I took all day!
love Dr. Beerman,would not go to any other pediatric doctor
Dr. Beerman is a wonderful physician.
Always so confident in our care with Dr. Beerman.
I drive 9 hours to see Dr. Beerman and I would drive 1,000. He has given me something you cannot buy. He has extended the quality of my life by offering me the best treatment one could offer. I pray he is around for many more years.
dr beerman is awesome...my som adores him!
very good bedside manner. very friendly.
we absolutely love dr. Beerman!
Dr beerman is amazing I went to a doctor in my area that did not make me comfortable at all and did not explain anything to me when I got to meet Dr beerman he not only explained things but made me feel better and more relaxed I would recommend him to everyone
Dr. Beerman is an awesome doctor.
he is one of the best doctors I have ever seen, he is very knowledgable and makes sure that you feel comfortable with your medical situation
We were very pleased with Dr. Beerman. He took his time with us and answered all of our questions. He even went out of his way to find out the test results for two of our other sons who had EKG's at Children's to see if their QT's were in the normal range.
I feel my son is in the best hands with DR Beerman
Dr. Beerman and staff are excellent providers. I am sure that my health would not be as good today if it were not for the care I receive from them.
Dr. Beerman was my son's doctor years ago. I have full faith in him. Excellent doctor.
We were so happy with dr beerman and his staff, especially the nurses and medical assistants. We would recommend this practice to anyone!
Dr. Beerman and his staff were excellent. Additionally, registration was superb
Dr. Beerman is an excellent doctor!
Very professional, easy to talk to and understand, made us feel very comfortable.
Very grateful that Dr Beerman take my child seriously especially when dealing with the invisibility of dysautonomia symtoms.
I have been coming to Childrens and seeing Dr. Beerman my whole life, and I truly appreciate what he and his staff have done for me. And I would recommend them to anyone.
It's hard forDr. Beerman to always be on time due to echo test, pacemaker testing etc. He gives all his patients is undived attention for as long a necessary. I always feel like I have had a good check up with him, and he will take his time to answer all your questions. He is never allowed to retire as long as I am still around; in my eyes he is irriplacable. He is one of the few Drs. who truely cares for his patients and goes the extra mile. Love you Dr. Beeman !!!!!!!!!
Dr. Beerman has always been personable, friendly and encouraged my son and I to be participants in his cardiac care. I appreciate the time he spends getting to know my son and taking the time to answer all of my questions. I never feel rushed for time with Dr. Beerman.
Very good experience considering.
Dr. Beerman has been my for a long time and I feel as though he's a family member!
Dr. Beerman was wonderful. He spoke using terms that we could understand. He took his time with us and did not rush. He was able to diagnose my daughter's condition just by listening to her heart. He was right on the mark. I am thankful that my daughter had the pleasure of being treated by Dr. Beerman.
Excellent provider, dr. Beerman was compassionate,kind,respectfull and had a great bedside manner. I truly felt comfortable and had faith in him...I would definitely recommend him
Extremely happy with the care my son receives at Heart Institute @ Childrens in Monroeville!
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