At the University of Maryland Medical Center, our fetal heart program includes a team of doctors, sonographers, genetic counselors, nurses and social workers who are specially trained to diagnose and treat a variety of heart conditions.

Shifa Turan, MD

Shifa Turan, MD

Director of Fetal Heart Program

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Chris Harman, MD

Christopher Harman, MD

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Pediatric Cardiologists

Geoffrey  Rosenthal, MD

Geoffrey Rosenthal, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Alicia  Chaves, MD

Alicia Chaves, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Nicholas P. Pietris, MD

Nicholas P. Pietris, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

Sunjay  Kaushal, MD, PhD

Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery


Colleen A. Hughes Driscoll, MD

Colleen A. Hughes Driscoll, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Genetics Counselor

Amanda S. Higgs

Amanda S. Higgs

Instructor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Program Coordinators

Kim Greve, Program Nurse Coordinator

Lindsey Seger, Fetal Heart Program Sonographer Coordinator

Fetal Sonographers

Fetal Sonographers 2018

Brittany Kelley, RDMS; Lindsey Reetz, RDMS;
Noelle Smith, RDMS; Lindsey Seger, RDMS

Social Work Team

  • Catherine Miller
  • Ashley Langmead

Fetal Care Nursing Team

fetal care nurses 2018

Felicia Grube, RN; Nicole Pederson, RN; Jeannette Esposito, RN; 
Cheryl Appleton, RN; Kelly Kennedy, RN; Kim Greve, RN;
Margaret Mills, RN; Sherri Brice, MA
NOT PICTURED: Erin McMichael, RN