Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Nicholas H. Von Bergen, MD

  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine
Nicholas H. Von Bergen, MD


Nicholas Von Bergen, MD, is a pediatric cardiac electrophysiologist at UW Health. He treats abnormal heart rhythms in children and adults with congenital heart disease.

Dr. Von Bergen has experience treating a variety of heart conditions, including Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, supraventricular tachycardia, inherited arrhythmia, ventricular tachycardia and post-operative arrhythmia.

With a commitment to delivering quality heart care, Dr. Von Bergen has a special interest in developing, adopting and teaching techniques that improve patient safety and treatment effectiveness. In addition, he focuses his clinical research on improving outcomes for patients after heart surgery.

In addition to his work at UW Health, Dr. Von Bergen has traveled to hospitals in Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota, Washington, Missouri and Nevada to preform procedures and mentor junior electrophysiologists. These trips allow him to help people in other communities and maintain a high clinical volume while expanding his expertise in electrophysiology procedures.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Pediatric Cardiology
    Medical School
    • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

    Pediatric Cardiology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Iowa City, IA

    • University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Iowa City, IA


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Electrophysiological Testing
    • Electrophysiology
    • Electrophysiology Study
    • Exercise Treadmill Testing
    • Heart Pacemaker
    • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
    • Inherited Arrhythmias