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Meg Vernon, MD

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Meg Vernon, MD

Cardiology

On staff since September 2006

Recommendations

JanSammamish, WA08.22.11
I would completely echo Amy's review below. Meg feels like an extremely well-qualified aunt to our son. She is invested, straighforward, kind, knowledgeable, balanced in her approach to treatment, and oh so approachable - an invaluable quality in your prime outpatient cardiologist. She never makes me feel rushed in our son's appointments, never makes me feel like any question is silly, and is reachable by email for those questions you forget to ask and don't want to wait until the next appointment. And...she is a mom to two young ones of her own so she just gets it. We love her! Seattle Children's is lucky (and smart) to have her. And while I would follow her anywhere I am grateful she offers clinic times on the Eastside so we don't have to go to Seattle all the time.
AmyRedmond, WA12.01.10
We cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Vernon. She was there for our confirmation of diagnosis of a heart defect after our 20-week ultrasound and has been my son's cardiologist ever since. She always has a kind smile and kind words for her patients. Often times I feel as if we're visiting one of my son's aunts. She has been available for me to answer all my questions outside of appointment hours. She has listened to our concerns, taken our opions in account, and has been excellent in keeping us involved in my son's care. Dr. Vernon always has his best interests at heart. She is conservative without being out-of-date with new treatments, and has worked very closely with other doctors to ensure my son has received the best care. I would highly recommend her for any parent facing the diagnosis of a heart defect, or for anyone looking for a new cardiologist.
Recommend Dr. Meg Vernon

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology
Medical/Professional School
University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester
Residency
Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle
Fellowship
Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital, Boston
Clinical Interests

cardiac imaging, specifically the fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease

Publications

Advances in Fetal Echocardiography
Ultrasound Clinics , Jan. 2011
The Fetal Echocardiogram
Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease, The Companion Series , 2011
Fetal diagnosis of interrupted aortic arch.
The American journal of cardiology , March 2010: 727-34
Chapter 8: Cardiovascular Issues
The Oxford American Handbook of Pediatrics , 2009: 259-290
Balloon angioplasty for Blalock-Taussig shunt failure in the early postoperative period.
Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions , Dec. 2005: 585-9
Fetal Cardiology and Neonatal Transition
The Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics ,
Fetal and Neonatal Echocardiography
Avery's Diseases of the Newborn, 9th Edition ,

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Fetal Cardiac ImagingUW (with teleconference to Harborview)Sept. 21, 2012
Prenatal Detection of Congenital Heart Disease: How Does It Work and How Good Is It? Seattle Children's HospitalApril 28, 2012
The Fetal EchocardiogramSeattle UniversitySeattle, WAMay 26, 2011
Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart DiseaseThe WA State Obstetrical Society Annual MeetingSeattle, WADec. 5, 2008
Hypoplastic Left Heart SyndromePrenatal Diagnosis Regional ConferenceSeattle, WANov. 1, 2008
Fetal Arrhythmias: Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment StrategiesEastside Maternal Fetal MedicineBellevue, WAApril 8, 2008

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
RC.2.820 - Cardiology Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-1083

Additional Offices

Seattle Children's Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center
CB-11
1500 - 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
425-454-4644

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