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Ziv Beckerman, MD

Dell Children's Medical Center
4900 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723
Phone: 1-855-324-0091
Fax: 1-512-380-7532


Medical University of Debrecen, Hungary, MD

Medical University of Debrecen, Hungary, BS


Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery , Cardiac Surgery Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Fellowship, Congenital Cardiac Surgery , The Edmond J. Safra International Congenital Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center

Fellowship, Advanced Aortic , Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University

Care Information

Clinical Biography

Ziv Beckerman, MD is a cardiothoracic heart surgeon who has joined the UT Health Austin’s Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. He completed his Bachelor in Science and Medical Degree at Medical University of Debrecen, Hungary. He completed his internship and cardiothoracic residency at Rambam Health Care Campus, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine in Haifa, Israel where he was also named Chief Resident of the Cardiac Surgery Department, and received several awards for excellence in both teaching and research in the medical field. Dr. Beckerman went on to complete several postgraduate fellowships: 1. Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship at the Edmond J. Safra International Congenital heart Center, Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel, 2. International Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship in Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX and 3. an Advanced Aortic Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Beckerman served as a clinical instructor for Congenital Heart Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital and Assistant professor of the Cardiac Surgery Department at the Rambam Medical Campus, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine. He has an extensive background in research, writing, presenting and instructing medical students and residents, and holds a medical patent for Vascular Bypass Measurement, Quality Control for Bypass Grafts. Dr. Beckerman has a robust experience in operating on babies as well as adults with congenital heart disease and genetic syndromes and will see patients and perform surgery at Dell Children’s Medical Center.


  • Congenital heart disease
  • Bicuspid aortic valve repair

Board Certification

  • ECFMG Certified

Awards & Honors

  • Ami Cohen Young Investigator in Cardiac Surgery Awards
  • Professor Hanoch Milwitsky - Outstanding Cardiac Surgery Resident Award
  • Israeli Medical Association, Distinction for the Best Basic Science Research Work on Amiodarone-Eluting Biological Glue for Reducing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation
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