Advanced Fetal Care Center | Meet Our Team

Leadership

Stella Kourembanas, MD

Stella Kourembanas, MD

Physician 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
Rebecca Ybarra

Rebecca Ybarra

Practice Administrator, 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, Department of Cardiology
 Kassie Merrill Olver, MSW, LICSW

Kassie Merrill-Olver, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker II, Advanced Fetal Care Center
Laurie Oliver-Taylor, MSW, LICSW

Laurie Oliver-Taylor, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Advanced Fetal Care Center (AFCC)
Olivia (Beaudouin) Oppel, RN

Olivia (Beaudouin) Oppel, RN

Registered Nurse, Advanced Fetal Care Center
 Tabitha Poorvu

Tabitha Poorvu

Genetic Counselor, Division of Genetics
Nicole Spinali, RN

Nicole Spinali, RN

Staff RN, Advanced Fetal Care Center

Administrative Team

Molly Mercier

Molly Mercier

Patient Experience Representative, Advanced Fetal Care Center
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A'keyiah Riley

Patient Service Representative, Advanced Fetal Care Center

Fetal Cardiology

Wayne Tworetzky, MD

Wayne Tworetzky, MD

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

Kevin G. Friedman, MD

Attending, Department of Cardiology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Fetal Radiology

Carol E.  Barnewolt

Carol E. Barnewolt, MD

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

Susan Connolly, MD

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

Judy A. Estroff, MD

Division Chief, Fetal and Neonatal Imaging; Staff Radiologist, Department of Radiology 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
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

Attending, Department of Cardiology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
David Harrild, MD, PhD

David Harrild, MD, PhD

Attending, Department of Cardiology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jami Levine

Jami Levine, MD

Attending, Department of Cardiology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Douglas Mah

Douglas Mah, MD

Director, Pacemaker and ICD program Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Gerald Marx, MD

Gerald Marx, MD

Senior Associate, Department of Cardiology; Director, Ultrasound Imaging Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Sarah Pickard, MD, MPH

Sarah Pickard, MD, MPH

Attending, Department of Cardiology Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Andrew Powell, MD

Andrew Powell, MD

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

Rahul Rathod, MD

Director, Single Ventricle Program; Attending, Department of Cardiology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
David N. Schidlow, MD, MMus

David Schidlow, MD, MMus

Attending, Department of Cardiology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Wayne Tworetzky, MD

Wayne Tworetzky, MD

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

Complex Care

Nedda Hobbs, MD

Nedda Hobbs, MD

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

Developmental Medicine

Emily Jean  Davidson

Emily Davidson, MD, MPH

Physician in Pediatrics., Complex Care Services Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Endocrinology

Jenny Kinne

Jessica Kremen, MD

Assistant Medical Director, Behavioral Health Endocrinology, Urology (BE-U) Program; Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

General Surgery

Terry L. Buchmiller, MD

Terry L. Buchmiller, MD

Associate, Department of Surgery Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Farokh Demehri

Farokh Demehri, MD

Attending, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Belinda Hsi Dickie

Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD

Director, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center; Assistant in Surgery, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Dario O. Fauza, MD, PhD

Dario O. Fauza, MD, PhD

Associate, Department of Surgery Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Tom Jaksic

Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD

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 Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Biren Modi

Biren P. Modi, MD, MPH

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

Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Assistant, Department of Surgery; Assistant, Critical Care Medicine Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Genetics

Olaf Bodamer, MD, PhD, FACMG, FAAP

Olaf Bodamer, MD, PhD, FACMG, FAAP

Park Gerald Chair in Genetics & Genomics; Associate Chief of Genetics & Genomics Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Yee-Ming Chan, MD, PhD

Yee-Ming Chan, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Behavioral, Endocrinology, and Health (BE-U) Program; Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH

Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology; Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Christina Jacobsen, MD, PhD

Christina Jacobsen, MD, PhD

Director, Bone Program; Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Amy Kritzer, MD

Amy Kritzer, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics Instructor, Harvard Medical School
David Miler

David Miller, MD, PhD

Director, Neurofibromatosis Program Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Amy Roberts, MD

Amy Roberts, MD

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

Stephanie Sacharow, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Joan Stoler

Joan Stoler, MD

Clinical Geneticist, Division of Genetics and Genomics Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Wen-Hann Tan, BMBS

Wen-Hann Tan, BMBS

Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Infectious Diseases

Sandra Burchett

Sandra Burchett, MD, MSc

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

Nephrology

Nancy M. Rodig, MD

Nancy Rodig, MD

Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program; Attending, Division of Nephrology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Michael Somers, MD

Michael J.G. Somers, MD

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

Deborah R. Stein, MD

Co-Director, Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension Center; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program; Attending, Division of Nephrology Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Neurology

Basil Darras

Basil Darras, MD

Associate Neurologist-in-Chief; Chief, Division of Clinical Neurology; Director, Neuromuscular Center and Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
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 Neuroscience Center; 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
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

Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD

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

Orthopedics

Donald Bae

Donald S. Bae, MD

Clinical Chief of Orthopedic Surgery Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Craig Birch, MD

Craig Birch, MD

Attending Physician, Orthopedic Center
John Emans

John B. Emans, MD

Chief of Spine Division, Emeritus Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
James Kasser, MD

James Kasser, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center 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 Assistant Professor of 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

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 Assistant Professor, 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 Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Paediatrics, 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

Interventional Radiology

Ahmad Alomari, MD, MSc, FSIR

Ahmad Alomari, MD, MSc, FSIR

Chief, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, P.E. Burrows Chair in Interventional Radiology & Vascular Anomalies, Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center, Boston Children's Hospital Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
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
Horacio Padua

Horacio M. Padua, MD

Staff Pediatric Interventional Radiologist; Staff Radiologist, Department of Radiology Assistant 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 A. Diamond, MD

David A. Diamond, MD

Urologist-in-Chief; Co-Director, Center for Gender Surgery; 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, Urodynamics; Associate, Department of Urology Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
Michael P. 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