NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO: The Columbia University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is happy to announce that Charles S. Kleinman, M.D., Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Director of Fetal Cardiology at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian will begin seeing patients at our practice on East 60th Street. Dr. Kleinman is the "Father of Fetal Echocardiography" and has over 30 years of experience in the field of fetal echocardiography and in the practice of prenatal cardiology. Dr. Kleinman joined the faculty of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in 2002. WHAT: A fetal echocardiogram is a targeted ultrasound study that specifically images the heart and cardiovascular system of the developing fetus. Such a study may detect the presence of congenital heart disease or abnormalities of fetal heart function or rhythm that may influence the management of pregnancy, delivery, and newborn care. WHY/HOW: Fetal echocardiography can detect the most serious legions in the fetal heart from as early as twelve weeks of gestation. More typically, evaluation of the fetal heart takes place between 14 and 18 weeks of gestation. A single visit with Dr. Charles S. Kleinman can achieve a very detailed evaluation of potential high risk patients. Patients with the following indications may be at risk:
WHERE/WHEN: Dr. Kleinman is currently available at Columbia Eastside located at 16 East 60th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenue in Suite 480 on the fourth floor. The telephone number for appointments is (212) 326-8951
About Columbia Eastside
The Columbia Eastside facility, located at 16 East 60th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues houses a clinical practice of over 200 physicians representing 128 specialties and subspecialties. The Fetal Cardiology Program at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Eastside is a component of the Center for Prenatal Pediatrics, a joint venture of the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Human Genetics, and Pediatric Surgical subspecialties that include Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Urology, and Pediatric Neurosurgery. This unique program offers comprehensive diagnostic and fetal newborn treatment for fetuses with a wide variety of medical and surgical abnormalities, bringing the resources of one of the finest medical centers in the world to the bedside of the pregnant woman, even before the birth of her fetus. The coordination of care that this program provides to the expectant parents and to the affected fetus and newborn optimizes the medical, surgical, and psychological outcomes for our patients.
For any additional inquiries, contact Meghan G. Lavelle, Physician Practice Manager (212) 326-8542 Office firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.columbiaobgyn.org/
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