Asaad Beshish, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Arabic, English

Primary Specialty


Other Specialty

Pediatric Cardiology


Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Cardiology), Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine), American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School:
University of Al Fateh
University of Wisconsin
University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers
Stanford University Hospital



Originally from Libya, Asaad Beshish, MD, attended medical school at the University of Tripoli for Medical Science, and then moved to the United States to advance his medical career. His journey began in Madison, WI where he completed his residency in pediatrics at the American Family Children’s Hospital at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Beshish then completed fellowship and formal training in pediatric critical medicine at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan and pediatric cardiology at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University, where he was a chief fellow in both fellowships. Dr. Beshish cares for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in children who need intensive care management in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (CICU). He embraces the challenges that the intensive care unit brings, caring for patients with complex illnesses and supporting families through the hardships. He enjoys working with a very talented team of experienced nurses, respiratory therapists, trainees and advanced practice providers. Dr. Beshish is also involved in education of trainees and other members of the medical team, and research to improve patient outcomes. He has specific interest in extracorporeal life support, and overall patient outcomes following ICU admission. In his free time, Dr. Beshish enjoys being part of his community and playing and watching sports, such as soccer, basketball and football. 

Focus of Practice

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Post-operative management
  • Education of trainees

Areas of Interest

  • Critical congenital heart disease
  • Complex congenital heart disease
  • Organ dysfunction in the CICU
  • Extracorporeal life support


Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, Inc.

1405 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30322 404-256-2593

Research & Publications

Outcomes following extracorporeal life support, hyperoxia following cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal support, outcomes following cardiothoracic surgery, acute kidney injury following cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal support