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Beth Brickner

Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
United States of America


Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Brickner, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She holds the Charles B. Mullins, M.D. Professorship in Clinical Practice and Teaching in Cardiology. Dr. Brickner is a clinical cardiologist who specializes in echocardiography and adult congenital heart disease. She received her undergraduate degree at Xavier University in Cincinnati and obtained her medical degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She completed internal medicine training at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and then performed her cardiology fellowship training at UT Southwestern. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1991. Dr. Brickner is the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular (Echocardiography) Laboratory at Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, the Co-Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic at UT Southwestern, and the Director of the Audre and Bernard Rapoport Center for Cardiovascular Disease Research. Her clinical interests focus on congenital heart disease in adults, valvular heart disease, and heart disease in pregnancy.

Research Interest

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults Echocardiography


  • Valvar Aortic Stenosis M. Elizabeth Brickner Gatzoulis, et al: Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2003 in press

  • Transesophageal Echocardiography: Indications and Applications Gail E. Peterson, M. Elizabeth Brickner, Sharon C. Reimold Circulation 2003 in press

  • Congenital Heart Disease M. Elizabeth Brickner, MD Eric J. Topol’s Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine 2007 3rd edition 502-536

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