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Christopher Fore Spurney, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Outpatient Cardiology

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Specialties: Congenital Heart Disease and Anomalies, Muscular Dystrophy

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatric Cardiology
American Board of Pediatrics
National Provider Identifier1902983281

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497
*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Children's Outpatient Center in Upper Marlboro
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9440 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20722
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Phone: 301-297-4000
Fax: 301-297-4050

cardiomyopathy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Cornell University Ithaca, NYBachelor of Arts 1991
Medical School New York Medical College Valhalla, NYDoctor of Medicine 1994 -1998
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Heart Association: Cardiovascular Disease2003 - 2009
MemberAmerican College of Cardiology2003 - 2009
MemberAmerican College of Echocardiography2003 - 2009
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2001 - 2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorEvaluation of Diastolic Heart Function in Pediatric Cardiology PatientsBoard of Lady Visitors2004
Principal InvestigatorEvaluation of Portable Echocardiography Technology by Pediatric Emergency Department and Critical Care Medicine PhysiciansPhilips Technology, Andover MA2002
Read more about the research interests of Christopher Fore Spurney
Conference Presentation - Poster, Spurney, C., Leatherbury, L., De Biase, A., Knoblach, S., Martin, G.R., & Hoffman, E.P. (2006), Gene expression profiling of left ventricular tissue mdx mice showing echocardiographic evidence of cardimyopathy, Poster session presented at the American College of Cardiology 55th Annual Scientific Session, Atlanta, GA

Journal Article, Spurney, C., Sable, C., Berger, J., Martin, G. (2005), Use of Hand Carried Ultrasound Devices by Critical Care Physicians for the Diagnosis of Pericardial Effusions, Decreased Cardia Function and Left Ventricular Enlargement in Pediatric Patients, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 18, 4, 313-319.

Journal Article, Yu, Q., Shen, Y., Chatterjee, B., Siegfried, B., Rosenthal, J., Mangal, V., Leatherbury, L., Lucas, J., Wessels, A., Spurney, C., Svenson, K., Lo, C.W. (2004), ENU induced mouse mutations causing congenital cardiovascular anonalies, Development, 1331, 24, 6211-6223.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Leatherbury, L., Yu, Q., Shen, Y., Spurney, C.F., Walker, D.L., Wessels, A., Lo, C.W. (2004), High Frequency Ultrasound Biomicroscopy for Cardiovascular Phenotyping, Poster session presented at the Weinstein Cardiovascular Development Meeting, Amsterdam

Journal Article, Spurney, C., Leatherbury, L., Lo, C.W. (2004), High Frequency Ultrasound Database Profiling Growth, Development and Cardiovascular Function in C57BL/6J Mouse Fetuses, Journal of the American Society of Schocardiography, 17, 8, 893-900.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Spurney, C., Leatherbury, L., & Lo, C. (2003), Assessment of Fetal mouse Cardiovascular Function by High Frquency Echocardiography Utilizing Web-based Digital Image and Data Collection, Poster session presented at the American Society of Echocardiography 14th Annual Scientific Sessions, Las Vegas, NV

Journal Article, Spurney, C.F., Baca, S.M., Murray, A.M., Jaskiw, G.E., Kleinman, J.E., & Hyde, T.M. (1999), Dieffential Effects of Haloperidol and Clozpine on Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors in Rats, Synapse, 34, 4, 266-276.

Journal Article, Spurney, C., Gorlick, R., Meyers, P.A., Healey, J.H., & Huvos, A. (1998), Multicentric Osteosarcoma, Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome, and Secondary Nasopharyngeal Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature, Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 20, 5, 494-497.

Journal Article, Spurney, C.F., Ohuoha, D.C., Murray, A.M., Kleinman, J.E., & Hyde, T.M. (1997), The Subnuclear Distribution of 5-HT1A Receptors in the Huam Nucleus of the Solitary Tract and Selected Structures of the Caudal Medulla, McGill Journal of Medicine, 3, 2, 80-85.

Journal Article, Noga, J.T., Hyde, T.M., Herman, M.M., Spurney, C.F., Bigelow, L.B., Weiberger, D.B., & Kleinman, J.E. (1997), Glutamate Receptors in the Postmortem Striatum of Schizoprenia Suicide and Control Brains, Synapse, 27, 3, 168-176.

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