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Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine program specializes in managing high-risk pregnancy through a range of screening, monitoring and treatment services for women with special medical or obstetrical conditions, such as:  

  • Asthma
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Fetus with a birth defect
  • HIV (learn more about HIV & Pregnancy)
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Multiple gestation
  • Prior preterm labor
  • Prior pregnancy loss
  • Prior stillbirth
  • Weight-related pregnancy complications

This unique program performs more than 30,000 diagnostic ultrasound scans each year to support assessment of delivery dates, evaluation of fetal growth and imaging for fetal irregularities. The program also participates in maternal-fetal medicine research at the National Institutes of Health and conducts active clinical research in diabetes, HIV and preterm birth prevention.

In addition, as a member of the prestigious Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, our doctors are ensured access to resources for research studies as well as the opportunity to participate in leading edge research and clinical trials.

Last UpdateJuly 10, 2012


To make an appointment with a physician, please call 1-877-926-4664.

New patients can request an appointment online.