Faculty in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine specialize in the complete care and treatment of high-risk pregnancies throughout the antepartum, delivery and postpartum periods. We provide antepartum diagnostic services, including ultrasonography, amniocentesis, and chorionic villus sampling.
Our Maternal Fetal Medicine faculty are experts in caring for pregnancy complications including:
- Heart disease and hypertension
- Cervical insufficiency
- Preeclampsia (toxemia)
- Placental problems and premature rupture of membranes
- Multiple birth (twins, triplets or more)
- Diabetes or other endocrine disorders
- Infectious diseases
- Kidney or gastrointestinal disease
- History of pre-term labor and delivery and history of miscarriage
- Birth defects (congenital abnormalities)
- Pregnancy after 40 years of age
We train residents and medical students in expert care for pregnant women who are in good health or who have common medical conditions that complicate pregnancy and delivery.
Research focuses on vaccines and pregnancy and prevention of maternal mortality and preterm labor.