Suzanne E. Beck, MD

Suzanne E. Beck, MD

Suzanne E. Beck, MD, is an Attending Pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Newly diagnosed to advanced cystic fibrosis, Sleep Medicine
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia; Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD


Pediatrics - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD


Pediatric Pulmonology - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Pulmonology
Pulmonary Medicine
Sleep Medicine

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Pulmonologist

Medical Director, Sleep Laboratory

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services



Del Rosso L, Berry RB, Beck SE, Wagner MH, Marcus CL: Pediatric Sleep Pearls, 1st edition. Elsevier. Elsevier (eds.). Elsevier, August 2016.


Beck, Suzanne E: Who Is at Risk for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea? In: Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Sleep Disorders. Aaron S. Chidekel (eds.). Slack Incorporated, November 2015.

Beck SE. Hemoptysis. In: Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 6th Ed. Zorc JJ, Alpern ER, Brown LW, Loomes KM, Marino BS, Mollen CJ, Raffini LJ, (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, July 2012.

Beck S.E. and Brooks, L.J. and The Section of Pediatric Pulmonology: Home Monitoring. In Pediatric Pulmonology, First Ed. Michael J. Light, MD, FAAP, Editor in Chief, Carol Jean Blaisdell, MD, FAAP, Douglas N. Homnick, MD, MPH, FAAP, Michael S. Schechter, MD, MPH, FAAP, Miles M. Weinberger, MD, FAAP, (eds). American Academy of Pediatrics, January 2011.

Needleman JP and Beck SE: Other Extrapulmonary Complications and Treatment. Cystic Fibrosis in Lung Biology in Health and Disease. Julian L. Allen, Howard B. Panitch, Ronald C. Rubenstein, (eds). Informa Healthcare USA, Inc. 242: 356, 2010.

Beck SE: Hemoptysis. In: 5 minute Pediatric Consult, 5th edition  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins  2007.

Beck SE, Schidlow DV.: Bronchoscopy. In: Pediatrics. 1st ed. Osborn LM, Dewitt TG, First LR, Zenel JA. (eds.). Mosby, St. Louis, MO, Page: 1754-56, 2005 Notes: ISBN 0-323-01199-3.

Awards and Honors

2012, The Division of Sleep Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Allan Ian Pack Excellence in Teaching Award
1999, Young Investigator Award, Maryland Thoracic Society
1995-1999, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Fellowship
1992, ATS Travel Award
1986, Magna Cum Laude, West Chester University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Pediatrics
2010-present, Ad hoc review, Sleep
2008-present, ad hoc reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
2008-present, Ad hic reviewer, Thorax
2007-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Review
2006-present, Ad hoc reviewer, J Sleep Medicine
2004-present, Ad hoc reviewer, J Pediatrics
2000-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Pediatric Pulmonology

Academic and Institutional Committees

2013-present, Member, Readmission QI committee
2012-Present, Leader, Sleep Lab I Team
2011-present, Leader, Sleep CPAP QI Committee
2006-present, Advisor, Cystic Fibrosis Learning and Leadership QI Collaborative, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CF QI Committee member, advisor)

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2004-present, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
1995-present, American Thoracic Society
1991-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
1990-2004, American Medical Association