PPA has gained a reputation as one of the largest and most recognized maternal-fetal medicine groups in the country. Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists are amongst national leaders in caring for high-risk pregnancies and complicated cases. Obstetricians and healthcare organizations often consult with our doctors, and transfer high-risk
patients to our team, when specialized care is required.
With over 25 years of combined maternal-fetal medicine experience, a team of five board-certified maternal-fetal medicine physicians, twenty-three board-certified OB/GYN physicians, three women’s health nurse practitioners, two register nurses, six high-risk sonographers, four research register nurses, genetic counselor, and diabetic educator, we bring high-quality maternal-fetal care to Arizona.
Our practice is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine in obstetrics and fetal echocardiogram. Our team is at the forefront of maternal and fetal medicine, advancing clinical care through research and discovery to benefit mothers and their babies. Our maternal-fetal medicine specialist are committed to training the next generation of specialist, they serve as Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program- Faculty at Banner University Medical Center.
From the moment you learn that you have a high-risk pregnancy or your unborn may have a serious health risk, you want our maternal-fetal medicine specialist at your side. Our maternal-fetal medicine specialist can guide your family through a complicated pregnancy, protect the health of your unborn child and offer peace of mind. We are a national leader in treating expectant mothers and their babies at this very important time in their lives.
An advanced practitioner, including perinatal nurse practitioners, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse midwives, may also assist in the management of a high-risk patient. In collaboration with our MFMs, the advanced practitioner may be available to answer patient questions and provide care and education during office visits. Some of our advanced practitioners also assist our physicians in the hospital with procedures, diagnoses, and inpatient management of the critically-ill pregnant woman.
If your baby requires neonatal consultation before delivery or specialized care after delivery, or is sent to the neonatal intensive care unit, our practice can arrange for a consultation with one of our neonatologists. We can also schedule an appointment with a pediatric cardiologist or developmental pediatrician before or after birth if necessary. Our integrated model of medicine, involving maternal-fetal specialists, neonatologists, and specialty pediatricians, allows for seamless communication and care among physicians for you and your child.
recognized standards. Our patients and referring providers can take comfort in knowing that:
• Our practice has policies and procedures in place to ensure patient safety, comfort, and privacy.
• Our ultrasound equipment is properly maintained and calibrated.
• Our providers have the appropriate credentials, training, and experience to perform ultrasounds, and receive continuing medical education to keep their skills current. All ultrasound will be performed by one of our registered diagnostic medical sonographers, then reviewed and interpreted by our maternal-fetal medicine specialists.
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