We now accept payment from CareCredit, click here to Pay My Provider. To learn more about CareCredit contact us at 302-319-5680. As a safety precaution during peak flu season we are temporarily restricting visitors to age 16 or older at our Abby Medical Center and Christiana Hospital locations starting on Monday 2/19.
Delaware Center for Maternal & Fetal Medicine of Christiana Care, Inc.
Abby Medical Center Office: One Centurian Drive, Suite 312, Newark, DE 19713
Christiana Hospital: 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1992,Newark, DE 19718
Phone: (302) 319-5680    Website: www.DCMFM.com
FOR OUR PATIENTS’ SAFETY DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS
Due to the coronavirus, patients with appointments at locations other than Saint Francis Hospital, ONLY ONE SUPPORT PERSON OVER THE AGE OF 16 are allowed in the practice at this time. No children under the age of 16. Saint Francis Hospital is not allowing any visitors.
During this time, we will allow Facetime or Skype (no videotaping) during your ultrasound. If you have traveled outside of the US, have a fever, have symptoms such as a cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea, loss of taste/smell or have come in contact with someone who has traveled, or someone who has any symptoms please contact our office immediately at (302) 319-5680 to reschedule your appointment. All patients will be screened for illness at check-in.

If you have results from COVID testing pending, you will be able to be seen in the office once negative results are received.
Our Medical Team

Heather Ward, MSN, APN-C

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Appointments

Active Medical Staff Christiana Care Health System Obstetrics and Gynecology Newark, Delaware

Bio

Heather Ward, MSN, APN-C, is an advanced practitioner with the Delaware Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine of Christiana Care. Heather earned her BSN, with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing. She began her career in nursing at the Women’s Hospital of Texas as a Labor & Delivery nurse providing care for women on Labor & Delivery, OB triage, and in the operating room. In 2018, Heather moved to Philadelphia where she obtained her MSN from the University of Pennsylvania in Women’s Health and Gender Related Studies. Heather joined the Delaware Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine of Christiana Care in 2019. Heather serves as Membership Chair for Texas-Exes Philadelphia Alumni Chapter. Heather, and her dog Tina, reside in Philadelphia.

Heather Ward, MSN, APN-C - Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Delaware Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine of Christiana Care, Inc.

Certification

  • 2019 Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, National Certification Corporation

Credentials

  • 2016 BSN, with honors, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • 2019 MSN, Women’s Health and Gender Related Studies, Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Specialty

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and Honors

  • 2016: University of Texas College Scholar
  • 2015: University of Texas College Scholar
  • 2014: University of Texas College Scholar