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Maternal Fetal Medicine


St. Joseph’s Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine consists of a team of physicians who specialize in high-risk, complicated pregnancies.

Our perinatologists are specialists care for both mother and fetus in complicated pregnancies, either as the primary caregiver, or in partnership with your primary obstetrician or midwife. We collaborate with a wide variety of specialists—including neonatologists, pediatric surgeons and pediatric cardiologists—to provide the best possible outcome for you and your baby or babies.

High-Risk Pregnancy Services 

  • High-risk pregnancy consultation services
  • Invasive and non-invasive diagnostic testing
  • Antenatal Testing Center
  • Fetal Care Center
  • OB ultrasound (basic and comprehensive)
  • Pre-conception counseling
  • Maternal transport service covering all of Arizona including rural areas 
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (highest level in the state) 
  • 24-hour, in-hospital coverage
  • Diabetic education and support
  • Collaboration with other health care providers

Antenatal Testing Center
St. Joseph’s Antenatal Testing Center offers parents-to-be the latest in diagnostic procedures that may be required before the birth of your baby. The center offers a full spectrum of prenatal testing devices and specialists to provide parents and providers with an accurate view of how the pregnancy is progressing, and a preview of complications that may arise.

Comprehensive Fetal Care Center
St. Joseph’s Fetal Care Center is one of just a few comprehensive fetal care centers in the United States. Our focus on high-risk obstetrics and our high patient volume keep us at the forefront of treatment advances in maternal fetal medicine. Our specialists will work with you to tailor a care plan unique to your situation.

High-Risk Conditions We Treat

Our maternal fetal medicine specialists treat a wide variety of conditions. Some conditions that may put you at risk for a high-risk pregnancy include:

  • Amniotic band syndrome
  • Anemia
  • Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Congenital heart conditions
  • Diabetes (Gestational diabetes)
  • Gastroschisis/Omphalocele
  • Genetic disorders
  • High Blood Pressure (Preeclampsia)
  • Maternal health conditions
  • Multiple births
  • Neural tube defects/hydrocephalus
  • Placenta previa
  • Pleural effusions
  • Premature ruptured membranes
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Urinary tract obstruction

Learn More

For more information or to schedule a consultation, please call 602.406.7564

Dignity Health Medical Group St. Joseph’s Center for Women’s Health
500 W. Thomas Road 
(McAuley Office Building, 7th Floor)
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Fax: 602.406.7650