Health Topics: Cardiology
Dr. Martin is the Senior Vice President of The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease and co-director of the at Children's National Heart Institute.
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 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).
We have expertise in the full spectrum of cardiac imaging, including transesophageal, fetal, 3-D, intracardiac, and stress echocardiography and cardiac MRI.
Children’s National patients can receive heart surgery at our main campus or imaging and monitoring at our outpatient locations around the Beltway.