Connecticut Children's Specialty Group

Director, Interventional Pediatric Cardiology

Cardiology, Heart & Heart Surgery


Frederic Bernstein, DO


Education: BS, Northwestern University, 1996
DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003
Residency: Pediatrics, Schneider Children’s Hospital, 2003-2006
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 2007-2010
Interventional Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, 2010-2011

Board Certifications


Faculty Appointment

Assistant Professor Pediatrics


Dr. Bernstein specializes in diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization for children and adults with congenital heart disease. He has advanced training and experience in multiple therapeutic treatments, including transcatheter atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) device closure, balloon angioplasty and valvuloplasty, transcatheter treatment of coarctation of the aorta, coil occlusion procedure, needle/RF perforation and balloon septostomy, as well as stent implantation.