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Chris Harman, MD

  • Chair and Sylvan Frieman, MD Endowed Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Chris Harman, MD

Specialties:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine

About Chris Harman, MD

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Dr. Harman is the Chair and Sylvan Frieman, MD Endowed Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Harman is also the director of the Center for Advanced Fetal Care and head of the Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine.

He received his medical degree from the University of Manitoba, where he also completed his residency and became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He furthered his training with a fellowship in maternal and fetal medicine at Oxford University.

Dr. Harman’s team performed the first intravascular fetal transfusions in North America and he has conducted extensive research on alloimmunization.

He is an expert in assessment of fetal health and is one of the developers of the Biophysical Profile Score, the preeminent fetal assessment method used on this continent. He has published extensively on fetal medicine, including the important text, Invasive Fetal Testing and Treatment.

He is a founding member of the North American Fetal Therapy Network. Also, he is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and a member of the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine magazine in 2016.

Gender: Male

Affiliation(s):

  • UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.