About

Our team was founded in 1999 to provide comprehensive evaluation, management and treatment of complicated twin pregnancies. It is our mission to offer families the information they need based on current evidence and our collective experience.


Chris HarmanChristopher R. Harman

Christopher R. Harman, M.D. is Vice Chairman of the Department and Director of the Center for Advanced Fetal Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Harman is internationally known in the fields of fetal medicine, ultrasound assessment of the fetus and placenta, and invasive fetal procedures.



Ozhan Turan, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Ozhan Turan is the new director of Fetal Therapy, and an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He received his fellowship training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at University of Maryland Medical System as well as in Harris Birthright Centre in London.

Dr. Turan has extensive research in fetal monitoring and Doppler ultrasound, and has recently developed 3D and 2D ultrasound methods to predict preterm labor. He has advanced training and experience in fetal interventions and complex maternal surgery.

Shifa Turan, M.D.

Dr. Shifa Turan is director of the Fetal Heart Program, and is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She developed first trimester fetal echocardiography to detect congenital cardiac abnormalities using 4D ultrasound. This new technique allows for earlier detection and treatment of heart abnormalities.




Photo of perinatal nursing team

Our Perinatal Nursing Team (from left to right): Kim Greve RNC, BSN, Debbie Kirby RNC, BSN, Nicole Pedersen RN, BSN, Lisa Longan RN, Nina Vaughan RN, BSN.


Photo of the sonographer team

Our Sonographer Team (from left to right): Shifa Turan MD, RDMS, Chaya Garfunkel, RDMS, Pragati Sidh RDMS, Suzanne Jefferies MA, RDMS, RVT, Shohreh Nassiri RDMS, BS, Kim Monagle RDMS

For detailed assessment, call the Center for Advanced Fetal Care at 1-888-349-8946 (FIX-TWIN).

This page was last updated: August 7, 2014

         
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