Our Doctors and Staff

Meet the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Team

Lee B. Beerman, MD

Director, Electrophysiology Services
Director, Pediatric Arrhythmia Program
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jacqueline Kreutzer, MD, FAAC, FSCAI

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Victor O. Morell, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Heart Institute, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Vice Chair and Director of Cardiovascular Services, UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency, University of Pittsburgh
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Mahesh Subramanian Sharma, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Melita Lynnette Viegas, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Nurse Practictioners

Patty Hovanec, MSN, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner

Vanessa Kowalski, MSN, CRNP
Adult Nurse Practitioner

Ashley McCourt, RN, BSN
Registered Nurse

Social Worker

Robin Telles, MSW, LSW
Clinical Social Worker

Research Coordinator

Morgan Hindes