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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1991
    Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 1987
    University of Texas Medical Branch - Austin
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 1985
    University of Texas Medical Branch - Austin
  • MD, 1984
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • BS, 1973
    University of South Carolina

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

National Provider ID: 1952349474


Mary L. Falterman, M.D., is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. A 1984 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina, she completed residency in pediatrics at University of Texas, in Austin, TX. After completing a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Medical College of Virginia in 1991, she joined Pediatric Cardiology of Central Virginia (formerly Pediatric Cardiology of Virginia). In October 2019, Dr. Falterman and her practice joined Children’s National Hospital.

Dr. Falterman’s professional expertise spans a wide range of cardiac concerns, including dysrhythmias, adult congenital disease, and child and adolescent inherited/acquired cardiovascular risk factors, with a special interest in fetals. She performs diagnostic procedures both in office and at the hospitals, including; electrocardiograms, echocardiography, event recorders, 24-hour Holter monitors, tilt table tests, pacemaker evaluations, exercise and stress testing.

In addition to clinical practice, she remains active in coordinating pediatric cardiology programs in the community. She has been recognized on numerous occasions for her quality of care and compassion for her patients and their families.  Dr. Falterman has been voted as a Top Doctor in pediatric cardiology by the Richmond Magazine survey since its inception 20 years ago. She has also been recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Cardiologists”. She is very active with the American Heart Association and has held several offices in both her local and Southeastern Virginia regions.

Her personal interests include cycling and hiking with her husband and son.