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Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cardiology
Christopher Spurney, MD, is a cardiologist who specializes in congenital heart disease and anomalies.
Teresa, 2, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and waited on the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for nine months while she waited for a heart transplant. Her heart arrived on Christmas Day.
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The pediatric heart experts at Children’s National in Washington, DC, provide advanced care for unborn babies, children and young adults with heart conditions.
Our Cardiac ICU, a modern, 34,000 square foot space with 26 beds and private rooms, has advanced heart technology, including ventricular assist devices (VADs).
Children’s National Health System tests blood oxygen levels in newborns to detect congenital heart disease.
Children's National is a leader in research and advocacy in the effort to implement congenital heart disease screening for all newborns.