Dr. Richard A. Berning MD

Dr. Rich Berning MDDr. Richard A. Berning MD, Pediatric Cardiologist, Connecticut.

Father to three lovely daughters and a wonderful husband, is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Connecticut.

Specializing in the field of Pediatric Cardiology, Dr. Berning is more than qualified to diagnose and treat heart conditions in children, including heart disease and congenital heart defects.

Dr. Berning has the necessary skills and experience to handle the most complex cardiologic disorders, and always takes into consideration the delicate nature of a child’s developing heart and body.

Dr. Berning does an amazing job of diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system in infants, children and adolescents.

On a personal level, Dr. Berning is viewed as a local hero not only by the children he looks after with meticulous attention to detail, but also their parents. Here’s what just one parent had to say about him:

“I was blessed to have had him as my son’s doctor.”

Renee-Penna Testimonial“Dr. Berning is an experienced pediatric cardiologist who is not just professional but also personable. My son became a patient as soon as he was born in 2000 and I could not have been more at ease then to have Dr. Berning handle his care and diagnosis.

If your looking for a Doctor that will educate you as a parent and keep you informed as well as explain in detail then look no further.

Dr. Berning is passionate, caring and great at what he does. I was blessed to have had him as my son’s doctor and I recommend him to any parent who needs a pediatric cardiologist. From a mother I assure you that your child will be in the very best hands and they will love him also. He’s great with the kids as well as the children’s parents.”

Renee Penna- LLanos
Realtor at Larracuente & Johnson Realty LLC

No doctor’s profile would be complete without listing their education, and Dr. Berning certainly has a lot to show. He has many more accolades, but here’s a tiny snapshot of his educational history.


University of California, San Francisco – School of Medicine
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
1991 – 1994

Stanford University School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency
1988 – 1991

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
MD, Medicine
1983 – 1988

Xavier University
B.S., Natural Sciences
1979 – 1983

So not only is Dr. Berning a selfless, caring professional in his field, he’s also a pretty smart cookie too.

And on that note, if you are looking for a trustworthy Pediatric Cardiologist in the Greater New York area, with a history of being not only an expert in what he does best, but also an educator and advocate for the success of his patients health, then Dr. Richard A. Berning MD can be contacted at the following address:

107 Church Hill Rd #1a, Sandy Hook, CT 06482

(203) 426-0225

Monday        9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday        9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday  9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday      9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday            9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday       Closed
Sunday          Closed

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About Stewart Andrew Alexander

Stewart Andrew Alexander is the Managing Editor of Medical Spotlights, an Online Digital Journal dedicated to bridging the gap between medical practitioners, and a growing public trying desperately to find jargon free information about doctors in their local areas.

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