Daniel Felten, MD Complex Care Specialist

Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Daniel Felten

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Xiomara's Story

When Xiomara's mother Elena was 20 weeks pregnant, her ultrasound uncovered something that didn’t look right. Elena was referred to Children’s National Health System to meet with Mary Donofrio, MD, in the Fetal Heart Program who flagged a few potential heart issues and continued to monitor Xiomara throughout the remainder of the pregnancy.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Emergency Acute and Surgical Management of Spine Trauma

(1999) Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Impact of Respiratory Complications on Length of Stay and Hospital Costs in Acute Cervical Spine Injury

(2002) Chest

Outpatient Management of Obesity

(2011) Rush University Pediatric Resident noon conference

Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum

(2011) . Heart Diseases in Children: A Pediatrician’s Guide

Tricuspid Atresia

(2011) Heart Diseases in Children: A Pediatrician’s Guide


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The Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team. It is staffed by Eileen Walters, ABC program manager; Kathleen Atmore, an autism specialist and developmental neuropsychologist; and Chayna Humphrey, program assistant.

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