Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cardiology
Christopher Spurney, MD, is a cardiologist who specializes in congenital heart disease and anomalies.
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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