Matthew Eric Ferguson, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist


Primary Specialty


Other Specialty

Pediatric Cardiology


Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Cardiology), American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Mayo Medical School




Matthew Ferguson, MD, was born and raised in the small town of Maggie Valley, NC. He attended Davidson College where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. He played football for Davidson College and spent two seasons playing for a club team in Deggendorf, Germany before starting medical school. He earned his medical doctorate from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. After completing a pediatrics residency in Birmingham, AL, Dr. Ferguson traveled north to Rochester, MN for his fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the Mayo Clinic. During this time, he earned a scholarship for international health for his work in Nepal. Upon graduation, he moved to Atlanta, his wife’s hometown, to complete an advanced imaging fellowship at the Children’s Heart Center where he stayed on as faculty. He has been on faculty since 2011, working primarily in the echocardiographic laboratory. He performs all varieties of echocardiography, including transesophageal echo, fetal echo, transthoracic echo, and exercise stress testing. Outside of his work, he maintains a commitment to international missions. His international work has taken him across the globe to Kenya, Nepal, Bolivia, and Mongolia.

Focus of Practice

  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Exercise stress testing

Areas of Interest

  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Exercise stress testing
  • General cardiology


Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, Inc.

705 Dallas Highway, Ste 204 Villa Rica, GA 30180 404-256-2593

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, Inc.

1405 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30322 404-256-2593

Research & Publications

Exercise stress echocardiography, echo-surgical correlation