Welcome to

Fetal Medicine 


Services & Programs

Diagnostic services: 

Comprehensive same-day fetal diagnostic services that include:

First trimester screening for genetic conditions including Non-Invasive Prenatal screens (NIPS)
Prenatal genetic testing by Chorionic Villous Sampling (CVS) and Amniocenetsis
First trimester complete fetal anatomy scan
Second trimester complete fetal anatomy scan
Fetal echocardiogram for detailed assessment of the fetal heart
Neurosonography for detailed assessment of the fetal brain 
Fetal MRI and brain-MRI
Learn about the range of services we provide

Consultation and plan of care: 

We know you have many questions. We offer consultations at our convenient Bronx and Westchester County (Hartsdale, New York) locations. These include in-depth, honest and straightforward discussion on the condition, its management and optional plans, genetic counseling, coordination of all additional testing and imaging and coordination of consultations with pediatric subspecialties. Consultations for second opinion are welcome. 

In-utero therapy: 

We offer a wide range of fetal therapies including: 

o Ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT)
o Fetoscopic laser photocoagulation for Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
o Vesico-amniotic shunt placement for Low Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)
o Thoraco-amniotic shunt placement for fetal hydrothorax
o Fetal cardiac intervention for fetal arrhythmia
o Intrauterine blood transfusion (IUT)
o Radio frequency ablation or umbilical coagulation for complicated monochorionic pregnancies
o Selective fetal reduction for high-order multiple pregnancy

The Fetal Medicine Practice

We know that one of the most challenging aspects of having a fetus , or fetuses, with a medical problem is getting lost in the woods of experts.  At Montefiore, once your baby is diagnosed with a medical condition you will have the option to continue your prenatal care in our fetal medicine practice. Our small and dedicated team will become your primary provider for this pregnancy and you will have one contact to call for any question, problem or need. 

The Fetal Heart Program

Most babies with a major congenital heart condition are now diagnosed before birth. Our Fetal Heart Team, that includes experts from the fetal medicine division, reproductive genetics, pediatric cardiologists and pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeons, will provide your baby with the most advanced cardiac care while supporting you and your family every step of the way. READ MORE