Our Doctors and Staff

Meet the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Team

Lee Beerman, MD

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

Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jacqueline Kreutzer, MD

Chief, Pediatric Cardiology, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Heart Institute, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Victor Morell, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Heart Institute, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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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Anita Pradeep Saraf, MD

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Melita Viegas, MD

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

Patricia Rigby Hovanec, CRNP
Vanessa Kowalski, CRNP

Nurse

Ashley Draxinger, RN, BSN

Social Worker

Robin Telles, MSW, LSW
Clinical Social Worker

Research Coordinator

Morgan Hindes