EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Medical College of Wisconsin , 2000 , Milwaukee , WI

Residency

  • Tulane/Pchsner/Charity Hospital , 2003 , New Orleans , LA

Fellowship

  • Children's Hospital Colorado , 2006 , Denver , CO

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2007 , Boston , MA

Philosophy of Care

It is a pleasure and an honor to care for children with heart disease, and to watch their lives transformed by medical treatment. My patients and their parents are some of the most courageous and amazing people I have ever met.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Beroukhim specializes in pediatric cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her major clinical interests focus on non-invasive imaging of congenital heart disease, including assessment of heart defects by echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and cardiac CT. In this role, she is a member of the complex biventricular repair and coronary artery programs at Boston Children’s Hospital. Rebecca is nationally and internationally known for her work in the field of pediatric cardiac tumors, and is the co-director of the cardiac tumors program. Her main research efforts are aimed at advancing care for patients with cardiac tumors. Because cardiac tumors are rare and in some cases even coming to a correct diagnosis is challenging, this type of research relies on collaboration with other institutions throughout the United States and abroad. Furthermore she works closely with providers outside of Boston to care for patients, whether that involves staying locally or traveling to Boston.

"It is a pleasure and an honor to care for children with heart disease, and to watch their lives transformed by medical treatment. My patients and their parents are some of the most courageous and amazing people I have ever met. Congenital heart disease has fascinated me since my early days of medical school - since that time, pediatric cardiology has proven to be an even more exciting field as I have watched the development of new breakthroughs and treatments over the years. In my role as co-director of the Cardiac Tumors Program, I work with a world-class team to advance the field of pediatric cardiac tumors. Our mission is not only to provide the highest possible quality of care, but also to lead research and discovery, and to educate our community."

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Beroukhim RS, Jing L, Harrild DM, Fornwalt BK, Mejia-Spiegeler A, Rhodes J, Emani S, Powell AJ. Impact of the cone operation on left ventricular size, function, and dyssynchrony in Ebstein anomaly: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2018 05 21; 20(1):32. View abstract
  2. Holmes LB, Nasri H, Beroukhim R, Hunt AT, Roberts DJ, Toufaily MH, Westgate MN. Stillborn Infants: Associated Malformations. Birth Defects Res. 2018 01; 110(2):114-121. View abstract
  3. Hedgire S, Pulli B, Lahoud-Rahme M, Beroukhim RS, Rosales AM, Ghoshhajra B. Kawasaki disease with giant coronary artery aneurysms. Coron Artery Dis. 2017 Mar; 28(2):177-179. View abstract
  4. Beroukhim RS, Gauvreau K, Benavidez OJ, Baird CW, LaFranchi T, Tworetzky W. Perinatal outcome after prenatal diagnosis of single-ventricle cardiac defects. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun; 45(6):657-63. View abstract
  5. Arya P, Beroukhim R. Ebstein anomaly: assessment, management, and timing of intervention. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2014 Oct; 16(10):338. View abstract
  6. Beroukhim RS, del Nido P, Teot LA, Janeway K, Geva T. Cardiac paraganglioma in an adolescent. Circulation. 2012 Feb 07; 125(5):e322-4. View abstract
  7. Beroukhim RS, Prakash A, Buechel ER, Cava JR, Dorfman AL, Festa P, Hlavacek AM, Johnson TR, Keller MS, Krishnamurthy R, Misra N, Moniotte S, Parks WJ, Powell AJ, Soriano BD, Srichai MB, Yoo SJ, Zhou J, Geva T. Characterization of cardiac tumors in children by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: a multicenter experience. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 30; 58(10):1044-54. View abstract
  8. Beroukhim RS, Graham DA, Margossian R, Brown DW, Geva T, Colan SD. An echocardiographic model predicting severity of aortic regurgitation in congenital heart disease. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Sep; 3(5):542-9. View abstract
  9. Beroukhim RS, Geva T. Echocardiographic features of double-outlet right atrium and straddling tricuspid valve with intact ventricular septum: a rare cardiac anomaly associated with pulmonary atresia and single coronary artery ostium. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 May; 23(5):580.e5-10. View abstract
  10. Emani SM, Beroukhim R, Zurakowski D, Pigula FA, Mayer JE, del Nido PJ, Geva T, Bacha EA. Outcomes after anatomic repair for d-transposition of the great arteries with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Circulation. 2009 Sep 15; 120(11 Suppl):S53-8. View abstract
  11. Strigl S, Beroukhim R, Valente AM, Annese D, Harrington JS, Geva T, Powell AJ. Feasibility of dobutamine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in children. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Feb; 29(2):313-9. View abstract
  12. Yetman AT, Beroukhim RS, Ivy DD, Manchester D. Importance of the clinical recognition of Loeys-Dietz syndrome in the neonatal period. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):e1199-202. View abstract
  13. Beroukhim RS, Reed JH, Schaffer MS, Yetman AT. Surgical correction of mitral valve prolapse : a cure for recurrent ventricular tachycardia in Marfan syndrome? Pediatr Cardiol. 2006 Nov-Dec; 27(6):755-8. View abstract
  14. Beroukhim RS, Roosevelt G, Yetman AT. Comparison of the pattern of aortic dilation in children with the Marfan's syndrome versus children with a bicuspid aortic valve. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Oct 15; 98(8):1094-5. View abstract
  15. Beroukhim RS, Kruzick TL, Taylor AL, Gao D, Yetman AT. Progression of aortic dilation in children with a functionally normal bicuspid aortic valve. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Sep 15; 98(6):828-30. View abstract
  16. Beroukhim RS, Moon TD, Felner EI. Neonatal thyrotoxicosis and conjugated hyperbilirubinemia. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2003 Jun; 13(6):426-8. View abstract