Advanced Fetal Care Center | Meet Our Team

Leadership

Stella Kourembanas, MD

Stella Kourembanas, MD

Associate in Medicine, Division of Newborn Medicine; Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine and Chair, Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Program; Interim Chief, Advanced Fetal Care Center, Clement A. Smith Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Cynthia Thompson

Cheryl Toole, MS, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC

Director, Patient Services; Nursing Director, Advanced Fetal Care Center,

Clinical Team

Lauren Farqui, BSN

Lauren Farqui, BSN

Registered Nurse, Advanced Fetal Care Center,
Terra Lafranchi, RN, MSN, NP-C

Terra Lafranchi, RN, MSN, NP-C

Fetal Cardiology Coordinator,
Donna Morash, RN

Donna Morash, RN

Registered Nurse,
Tabitha Poorvu

Tabitha Poorvu,

Genetic Counselor, Genetic Counselor
Laurie Oliver Taylor, LICSW

Laurie Oliver Taylor, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker,

Administrative Team

Julianne Pondelli

Julianne Pondelli,

, Ambulatory Services Representative 3
Johana Cika

Johana Trasha,

Senior Patient Experience Representative,
Rebecca Ybarra

Rebecca Ybarra,

Practice Administrator, Advanced Fetal Care Center,

Fetal Cardiology

Wayne Tworetsky, MD

Wayne Tworetzky, MD

Senior Associate in Cardiology; Director, Fetal Cardiac Imaging; Director, Fetal Cardiology Program, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Kevin Friedman

Kevin G. Friedman, MD

Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Fetal Radiology

Carol E.  Barnewolt

Carol E. Barnewolt, MD

, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Susan Connolly, MD

Susan Connolly, MD

Staff Radiologist, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Judy A. Estroff, MD

Judy A. Estroff, MD

Division Chief, Fetal and Neonatal Imaging; Staff Radiologist, Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Cardiology

Mark E.  Alexander

Mark Alexander, MD

Co-Director, Exercise Physiology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Rebecca Beroukhim, MD

Rebecca Beroukhim, MD

, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Roger Breitbart

Roger Breitbart, MD

Chief, Inpatient Cardiology Division, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
David Brown

David Brown, MD

Director, Fellowship Training Program, Department of Cardiology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Kevin Friedman

Kevin G. Friedman, MD

Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
David Harrild, MD, PhD

David Harrild, MD, PhD

Cardiologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jami Levine

Jami Levine, MD

Associate in Cardiology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Gerald Marx, MD

Gerald Marx, MD

Senior Associate in Cardiology; Director of Ultrasound Imaging Research, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Andrew Powell, MD

Andrew Powell, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiac Imaging, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Rahul Rathod

Rahul Rathod, MD

Cardiologist, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Wayne Tworetsky, MD

Wayne Tworetzky, MD

Senior Associate in Cardiology; Director, Fetal Cardiac Imaging; Director, Fetal Cardiology Program, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Complex Care

Nedda Hobbs, MD

Nedda Hobbs, MD

Associate in Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Developmental Medicine

Emily Jean  Davidson

Emily Davidson, MD, MPH

Assistant in Medicine, Complex Care Services, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

General Surgery

Terry L. Buchmiller, MD

Terry L. Buchmiller, MD

Associate, Department of Surgery, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Belinda Hsi Dickie

Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD

Assistant in Surgery, Co-Director, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center; Pediatric Surgeon, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Thomas Hamilton

Thomas Hamilton, MD

Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program; Attending Surgeon, Esophageal Atresia Treatment Program, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Tom Jaksic

Tom Jaksic, MD

W. Hardy Hendren Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Vice-Chairman of Pediatric General Surgery Boston Children’s Hospital and the Surgical Director of the Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation, W. Hardy Hendren Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Russell Jennings, MD

Russell W. Jennings, MD

Surgical Director, Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center, Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Craig Lillehei

Craig Lillehei, MD

Senior Associate, Department of Surgery; Transplant Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Biren Modi

Biren P. Modi, MD, MPH

Associate Surgical Director, Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation (CAIR); Director, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Program; Associate, Department of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
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Samuel Rice-Townsend, MD

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Assistant Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
C. Jason Smithers, MD

C. Jason Smithers, MD

Assistant, Department of Surgery, Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Assistant, Department of Surgery; Assistant, Critical Care Medicine,

Genetics

Olaf Bodamer MD PhD

Olaf Bodamer, MD, PhD, FACMG, FAAP

Park Gerald Chair in Genetics & Genomics; Associate Chief of Genetics & Genomics, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH

Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH

Associate Physician in Medicine; Member, Bone Health Program, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Christina Jacobsen, MD CCD

Christina Jacobsen, MD, PhD

Assistant In Medicine, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Amy Kritzer, MD

Amy Kritzer, MD

Attending Physician, Instructor, Harvard Medical School
David Miler

David Miller, MD, PhD

Director, Neurofibromatosis Program, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Farrah Rajabi, MD

Attending Physician, Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Amy Roberts, MD

Amy Roberts, MD

Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Research Program , Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Stephanie Sacharow, MD

Stephanie Sacharow, MD

Medical Geneticist, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Joan Stoler

Joan Stoler, MD

Clinical Geneticist , Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
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Wen-Hann Tan, BMBS

Attending Physician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Infectious Diseases

Sandra Burchett

Sandra Burchett, MD, MSc

Senior Associate Physician in Medicine; Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Children's Hospital AIDS Program (CHAPS); Director, Immunocompromised Host Service, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Nephrology

Michael Somers, MD

Michael J.G. Somers, MD

Attending Physician in Medicine; Director, Clinical Services, Division of Nephrology; Medical Director, Renal Dialysis Unit, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Deborah Stein

Deborah R. Stein, MD

Co-Director, Center for Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program; Assistant in Medicine (Nephrology), Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Neurology

Christopher M. Elitt, MD, PhD

Christopher M. Elitt, MD, PhD

Assistant, Department of Neurology, Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Mark Libenson, MD

Mark Libenson, MD

Senior Associate, Department of Neurology; EEG Laboratory Medical Director, END Technology Program, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Heather  Olson

Heather Olson, MD

Assistant, Department of Neurology, Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Janet Soul

Janet Soul, MD

Associate, Department of Neurology; Director, Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD

Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD

Director, Translational Research Program; Rosamund Stone Zander Chair, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Neurosurgery

Joseph Madsen, MD

Joseph Madsen, MD

Director, Epilepsy Surgery; Associate, Department of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Mark Proctor, MD

Mark Proctor, MD

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Director, Brain Injury Center, Professor, Harvard Medical School
Scellig Stone, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Scellig S. D. Stone, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Neurosurgical Director, Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation Program; Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Center, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Benjamin C. Warf, MD

Benjamin C. Warf, MD

Director, Neonatal and Congenital Anomaly Neurosurgery, Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

Pulmonology

Gregory Sawicki, MD, MPH

Gregory Sawicki, MD, MPH

Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Ophthalmology

Efren Gonzalez, MD

Efren Gonzalez, MD

Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology; Director, Ocular Oncology, Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD

Associate, Department of Ophthalmology; Director, Pediatric Cataract Service, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Orthopedics

Donald Bae

Donald S. Bae, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Andrea Bauer, MD

Andrea Bauer, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
John Emans

John B. Emans, MD

Director, Spinal Surgery Division; Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Michael Glotzbecker, MD

Michael Glotzbecker, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
James Kasser, MD

James Kasser, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Orthopedic Surgeon, Catherine Ormandy Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Susan Mahan, MD

Susan Mahan, MD, MPH

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Collin May, MD, MPH

Collin May, MD, MPH

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Samantha Spencer

Samantha Spencer, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Peter Waters, MD

Peter M. Waters, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief, Orthopedic Center; Director, Brachial Plexus Program; Director, Hand & Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program; Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Center, John E. Hall Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Otolaryngology

Jacob Brodsky

Jacob R. Brodsky, MD, FAAP

Associate, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement ; Director, The Balance and Vestibular Program, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Reza Rahbar, DMD, MD

Reza Rahbar, DMD, MD

Associate Otolaryngologist-in-Chief; Director, Center for Airway Disorders; Co-Director, Head, Neck and Skull Base Surgery Program, Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School

Plastics

Ingrid Ganske, MD

Ingrid Ganske, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School
John Meara

John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA

Plastic Surgeon-in-Chief, Kletjian Professor of Global Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne
John Mulliken

John B. Mulliken, MD

Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center; Director, Craniofacial Center, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Cory Resnick, MD, DMD

Cory M. Resnick, MD, DMD

Attending Physician, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Program, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
 Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD

Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Amir Taghinia, MD

Amir H. Taghinia, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Interventional Radiology

Darren B. Orbach, MD, PhD

Darren B. Orbach, MD, PhD

Chief, Neurointerventional Radiology; Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center; Sage Schermerhorn Chair in Image-Guided Therapy, Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Urology

Joseph Borer

Joseph G. Borer, MD

Director, Bladder Exstrophy Program; Co-Director, Neurourology and Urodynamics; Chair, Reconstructive Urologic Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
David Diamond, MD

David A. Diamond, MD

Urologist-in-Chief; Associate Clinical Ethicist; Senior Associate, Department of Urology, Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School; Alan B. Retik Chair & Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Carlos R. Estrada Jr., MD, MBA

Carlos R. Estrada Jr., MD, MBA

Director, Spina Bifida Center; Director, Voiding Improvement Program; Co-Director, Neurourology and Urodynamics; Associate, Department of Urology, Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
Michael Kurtz, MD, MPH

Michael P. Kurtz, MD, MPH

Associate, Department of Urology, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Richard S. Lee, MD

Richard S. Lee, MD

Associate, Department of Urology; Director, Urologic Oncology; Co-Director, Urologic Trauma, Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
Caleb Nelson, MD, MPH

Caleb Nelson, MD, MPH

Co-Director, Kidney Stone Program; Director of Quality and Safety; Associate, Department of Urology, Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Alan Retik, MD

Alan B. Retik, MD

Executive Chair/Medical Director, International Health Services; Emeritus Urologist-in-Chief; Senior Associate, Department of Urology, Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
Richard Yu, MD, PhD

Richard N. Yu, MD, PhD

Director, Robotic Surgery Program; Director, Transplant Urology; Director, Fertility Preservation Program; Associate, Department of Urology, Assistant Professor in Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School