Richard J Berens, MD

Anesthesiology
Children’s Wisconsin since 2001
  • Professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

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Overview

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My love for pediatric anesthesiology and critical care stems from a keen interest to provide for others the care I would like delivered to my own children. 

Certifications

  • Anesthesiology

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac anesthesiology
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Education and Awards

Education

  • 1984, Medical College of Wisconsin, MD

Residencies

    1989, Medical College of Wisconsin - Anesthesiology1987, Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatrics

Fellowships

    1991, Medical College of Wisconsin - Critical Care

Awards

  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors 
  • Elaine Kohler Humanitarian Award
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    Children’s Wisconsin
  • Best Doctors in America
  • “Guide to America’s Top Physicians”
  • “Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians”
  • “Excellence in Teaching” Award Medical College of Wisconsin
  • “Top Doctors” for Anesthesiology

Research and publications

Research

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Pediatrics
  • Management of Hypoplastic Left Heart Palliation using NIRS Technology
  • Opiate Tolerance and Management of Withdrawal in Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Development of a Surgical Phantom for ECMO cannulation and maintenance
  • Development of a modifiable remotely controlled ECMO circuit for operative simulation
  • Use of 4 organ assessment for further differentiation of ASA severity score

Publications