Darren P. Berman, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Darren P. Berman, MD

Darren P. Berman, MD

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2530
FX: (614) 722-2549


Darren P. Berman, MD is co-Director of Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Therapy in The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School and completed his pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Southern California/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Berman continued his training with completion of an interventional pediatric and structural cardiac catheterization advanced fellowship at Miami Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include catheterization and catheter-based therapies; and his research interests include transcatheter valve therapies and bioabsorbable materials. Dr. Berman is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Finch University of Health Sciences-Chicago Medica
    Date Completed: 06/11/2004


  • Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007


  • Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010


  • Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly Miami Child
    Date Completed: 06/30/2011


  • Pediatrics


  • Cardiology


  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/29/2014


  • Meadows,Jeffery,J; Moore,Phillip,M; Berman,Darren,P; Cheatham,John,P; Cheatham,Sharon,L; Porras,Diego; Gillespie,Matthew,J; Rome,Jonathan,J; Zahn,Evan,M; McElhinney,Doff,B. 2014. Use and Performance of the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in Native and Postsurgical, Nonconduit Right Ventricular Outflow Tracts.  CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 7, no. 3. (June): 374-380.
  • Berman,Darren,P; McElhinney,Doff,B; Vincent,Julie,A; Hellenbrand,William,E; Zahn,Evan,M. 2014. Feasibility and Short-Term Outcomes of Percutaneous Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Small (< 30 kg) Children With Dysfunctional Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Conduits.  CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 7, no. 2. (April): 142-148.
  • Aregullin,Enrique,Oliver; Garg,Ruchira; Berman,Darren. 2013. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy After Transcatheter Edwards Sapien Pulmonary Valve Placement in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot.  PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 34, no. 8. (December): 1972-1975.
  • Morray,Brian,H; McElhinney,Doff,B; Cheatham,John,P; Zahn,Evan,M; Berman,Darren,P; Sullivan,Patrick,M; Lock,James,E; Jones,Thomas,K. 2013. Risk of Coronary Artery Compression Among Patients Referred for Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation A Multicenter Experience.  CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 6, no. 5. (October): 535-542.
  • Berman DP, Zahn EM. 2013. Hybrid Strategies (Non-HLHS). In Pediatric Cardiology Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care. New York: Springer-London.
  • Berman,Darren,P; Khan,Danyal,M; Gutierrez,Yunin; Zahn,Evan,M. 2012. The Use of Three-Dimensional Rotational Angiography to Assess the Pulmonary Circulation Following Cavo-Pulmonary Connection in Patients with Single Ventricle.  CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 80, no. 6. (November): 922-930.
  • Berman DP, Khan DM, Gutierrez Y, Zahn EM. 2012. The Use of three-dimensional rotational angiography to assess the pulmoanry circulation following cavo-pulmonary connection in patients with single ventricle.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.. Vol. 80, no. 6. (November): 922-30.
  • Berman,Darren,P; Burke,Redmond; Zahn,Evan,M. 2012. Use of a Novel Hybrid Approach to Salvage an Attempted Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implant.  PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 33, no. 5. (June): 839-842.
  • Kenny,Damien; Berman,Darren; Zahn,Evan; Amin,Zahid. 2012. Variable approaches to arterial ductal stenting in infants with complex congenital heart disease.  CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 79, no. 1. (January): 125-130.
  • Kenny D, Berman D, Zahn E, Amin Z. 2012. Variable approaches to arterial ductal stenting in infants with complex congenital heart disease.  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.. Vol. 79, no. 1. (January): 125-30.
  • Kenny,Damien; Berman,Darren; Zahn,Evan; Amin,Zahid. 2012. Variable approaches to arterial ductal stenting in infants with complex congenital heart disease.  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions. Vol. 79, no. 1. (January): 125-130.
  • Berman,Darren,P; Lewis,Alan,B; Kung,Grace,C. 2010. Case Report of a 2-Year-Old Boy With Takayasu's Arteritis: An Atypical, Severe Presentation of a Rare Disease.  PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 31, no. 7. (October): 1089-1092.
  • Nath DS, Shin AJ, Nussbaum DB, Berman DP, Starnes VA, Wells WJ. 2010. Ascending aortitis and aortic valve endocarditis in an infant.  J. Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg. Vol. 4, no. 139. (April): e90-1.
  • Sklansky MS, Berman DP, Pruetz JD, Chang RR. 2009. Prenatal Screening for Major Congenital Heart Disease: Superiority of Outflow Tracts over the Four-Chamber View.  Journal of Ultrasound Medicine. Vol. 28, no. July: 889-899.
  • Zahn EM, Berman DP. 0. Pulmonary Stenosis and PUlmonary Arterial Stenosis. In Atlas of Neonatal COngenital Heart Disease.
  • Berman DP, Zamp J, Bocks M, Yu S, Lu J, Saya J, Donohue J, Armstong A. Factors Associated with benefit of an internal jugular venous approach for Melody Tracatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation.  Cardiology in the Young.

featured video

Doctors in Nashville told Zoey's mom that her daughter would need a heart and lung transplant. After being transferred to Nationwide Children's Hospital, Dr. Darren Berman found that he could treat Zoey and avoid transplant altogether.
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000