Left to right: Drs. Rosner, Baschat and Miller of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy offers an unmatched scope of fetal diagnosis, treatment and surgery, paired with the highest standard of maternal care, all in a single location. Our multidisciplinary team develops a plan tailored to the needs of the entire family to provide the most optimal treatment. Monitoring the patient, every step of the way, we work with our neonatal and pediatric surgery team to coordinate a continuum of care that offers the highest chance of survival and quality of life.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Endowed Professor
Associate Chief, Strategy & Integration, General Pediatric Surgery
Director, Pediatric Esophageal Surgery, Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Associate Professor (PAR) of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Director - Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic Team
Expertise, Disease and Conditions:
Diseases of the Ear and Nose, Diseases of the Throat in Children, Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Tumors, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Pediatric Airway Disorders, Pediatric Airway Reconstruction, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Sinus Problems, Speech and Swallowing Disorders in Children, Swallowing Disorders
Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions:
Airway Disorders, Chronic Sinonasal Infection and Ear Disease, Diseases of the Ear and Nose, Diseases of the Throat in Children, Head and Neck Surgery, Neck Masses, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Chronic Sinonasal Infection and Ear Disease, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Neck Masses, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea
Jennifer Kearney, R.N.C., is a career obstetric nurse specializing in fetal therapy for the past five years. She is a compassionate, professional nurse committed to seamless coordination of care for the special population she serves. Kearney uses excellent clinical skills to provide comprehensive nursing care during prenatal appointments, fetal testing and surgical procedures. She is currently working on her bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.
Laurie, Melissa Chief Sonographer
As a military spouse, Melissa Laurie has worked for more than 10 years in multiple maternal-fetal medicine units throughout the country, honing her expertise in the diagnosis of fetal anomalies. Most recently, she was the Lead Sonographer at Medstar Washington Hospital. Melissa graduated summa cum laude from the Ferris State University Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program after earning a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Central Michigan University. She strives to make every visit for each patient and their loved ones a meaningful and positive experience despite the challenging nature of their pregnancy.
Cyrethia “CiCi” McShane graduated as valedictorian of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and magna cum laude from Weber State University, with a major in diagnostic medical sonography and a minor in health care administration. McShane has worked for the Johns Hopkins Health Systems for over 20 years. She started her career in the Johns Hopkins Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment Center, then transferred to Howard County General Hospital. As senior sonographer II/data coordinator, she combines her unique skill sets in diagnostic medical sonography and information technology in the cutting-edge field of fetal therapy.
Millard, Sarah Senior Sonographer
Sarah Millard has more than 10 years of experience as a high-risk obstetrical sonographer at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, specializing in multiple gestations, the diagnosis and treatment of high-risk maternal and fetal conditions, ultrasound guidance for fetal procedures, and fetal echocardiography. Millard graduated from the Johns Hopkins Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program after earning a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Towson University. She strives to give all of her patients exceptional care, undivided attention and support.
Rock, Katherine, M.S., C.G.C. Genetic Counselor
Katherine “Katie” Rock, M.S., C.G.C., meets with patients whose children may be at an increased risk for a genetic condition or birth defect. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Virginia and her master’s degree in genetic counseling at the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Seitz, Erika, M.S.W. Outreach Coordinator
Erika Seitz, M.S.W., started on the Center for Fetal Therapy team as a social worker and is now the Outreach Coordinator. Seitz has many years experience in obstetrics, helping women throughout Baltimore City. Her clinical practice is focused on the maternal adjustment to fetal anomalies during and after pregnancy. Seitz aims to provide the tools for psychological, emotional and social stability of all patients. Seitz earned her master’s degree in social work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She earned her undergraduate degree in behavioral health at Pennsylvania State University.
Fetal Therapy Core Clinical Teams
Dr. Baschat and the Center for Fetal Therapy staff work with several Johns Hopkins pediatric and adult clinical teams, including: