Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cardiology
Charles Berul, MD, is the Chief of Cardiology at Children's National Health System.
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.
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The Hypertension Detection and Treatment program team works closely with our Nuclear Medicine Program and the Division of Cardiology to perform a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation to understand the cause of your child’s elevated blood pressure.
Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.
Although chest wall conditions are actually quite common in children, Children’s National’s team of pediatric specialists have the experience to accurately diagnose the condition and understand how treatment affects a child who is still growing.
Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.