Director, Electrophysiology Services
Director, Pediatric Arrhythmia Program
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Secondary Specialty:

Pediatric Cardiology

Board Certifications:

Pediatric Cardiology


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Children's Hospital - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


Children's Hospital - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Altoona
UPMC Bedford
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Jameson

Lee Beerman, MD


Director, Electrophysiology Services
Director, Pediatric Arrhythmia Program
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Research Interests

  • SYNAGIS for prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus in children with congenital heart disease
  • Clinical and Molecular Analysis of Brugada Syndrome

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Biography Summary

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.

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