Cardiac-Obstetrics Program  Physicians: - Dr. Natalie Bottega

The McGill Cardiac Obstetrics Program (MCOP) offers comprehensive, quality and multidisciplinary care and counseling to pregnant women and women desiring pregnancy who have congenital and acquired heart disease. The clinic provides women with expertise from a cardiologist and high-risk obstetricians who have special training in heart disease in pregnancy. The clinic also collaborates with other medical specialists from obstetrical and cardiac anesthesia, the fertility clinic, medical genetics, maternal fetal medicine, neonatology, pediatric cardiology, critical care, cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, and other medical and cadiology specialities. Our clinic has a dedicated nurse to liaise with patients and to assist with the organization of tests and visits. The clinic provides training in heart disease in pregnancy to residents and fellows in adult congenital heart disease, maternal fetal medicine and general internal medicine who often participate in research projects involving cardio-obstetrics.
The McGill Cardiac Obstetrics Program provides the followint services:
  • Pre-pregnancy cardiac risk assessment and counselling
  • Consultation and cardiac risk assessment for pregnant women
  • Continued specialized cardiac care for women throughout and after pregnancy in collaboration with other specialists
  • The development of individualized cardiac-obstetrical subspecialty clinics

The McGill Cardiac Obstetrics Program is happy to accept referrals for women who are pregnant or who wish to become pregnant with a known underlying cardiac condition such as:

  • Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy or Heart Failure
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Diseases of the Aorta
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Patients must be referred by a family doctor, obstetrician or a medical specialist. Referrals may be faxed to 514-843-2813 or emailed to:


The McGill Cardiac Obstetrics Program (MCOP) is located at:

McGill University Health Centre (Royal Victoria Hospital; Glen site),

CRC.2017, 1001 Decarie Blvd.

Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1

Tel: 514-934-1934 x 43153