Dr. Berger is a board certified pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Berger is involved in the heart transplant program and cardiac interventional catheterization lab. Dr. Berger’s clinical interests include sudden cardiac arrest in children and its prevention, cardiac transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, interventional cardiac catheterization, critical care cardiology and DiGeorge syndrome immunology and Congenital Heart Disease.
It is under Dr. Berger’s direction that Project ADAM was established, in November of 1999, after the sudden, unexpected deaths of several student athletes in Southeastern Wisconsin. He along with several other members of Project A.D.A.M., and with the help of Senators Russ Feingold and Susan Collins wrote the legislation for and advocated for passage of the ADAM Act in the United States Congress, a bill that will provide funding for a national clearinghouse for the dissemination of information that will help schools across the country establish AED programs.
Dr. Berger has published several papers, chapters and has edited books in the field of pediatric cardiology as well as on the topic of sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents.
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics