UTHealth Houston Fetal Center

The Fetal Center is comprised of multidisciplinary, board-certified specialists who manage complex fetal diagnoses in pregnancy. Our Houston team provides the highest level of evidence-based, patient-centered care to families internationally through collaboration, innovation, and research.

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

UTHealth Houston Fetal Center

The Fetal Center is comprised of multidisciplinary, board-certified specialists who manage complex fetal diagnoses in pregnancy. Our team provides the highest level of evidence-based, patient-centered care to families through collaboration, innovation, and research. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Fetal diagnosis and fetal intervention at The Fetal Center

At The Fetal Center, the multidisciplinary team is proud to offer a complete range of coordinated care before, during, and after birth for pregnant patients in the Greater Houston area or from around the globe.

  • Comprehensive and individualized fetal imaging services including ultrasound, fetal echocardiograms, and fetal MRI (where appropriate).
  • Consultations with fetal interventionists, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and pediatric specialists tailored for each patient’s unique fetal diagnosis.
  • A dedicated nurse coordinator assigned to each patient, who manages and all prenatal appointments and consultations.
  • Prenatal genetic counseling and testing
  • Educational resources about short-term and long-term follow-up care, along with guidance on transitioning to other UTHealth Houston specialists that offer the necessary ongoing care.

6410 Fannin St., Suite 210

Houston, TX 77030

Fax: (713) 383-1464

Parking available at the UTHealth Houston Garage, 6414 Fannin St.
Valet parking is also available.

Conditions Treated

Prenatal conditions and congenital anomalies treated at The Fetal Center in Houston, Texas include but are not limited to:

Patient Resources

If you require immediate medical assistance during regular business hours, kindly call (832) 325-7288, and a nurse coordinator will promptly assess your medical needs. If deemed medically necessary, efforts will be made to accommodate you in a physician’s schedule on the same day.

For after-hours care, please contact (832) 325-7288 to connect with the physician on-call.

In the event of an emergency, please dial 911 or proceed directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.

For routine inquiries, kindly contact (832) 325-7288 to communicate with a nurse. The nurse will convey the information to your physician. Calls pertaining to routine requests will be responded to within 24 business hours, while those related to urgent medical care will receive a same-day response. You can also send your health care team a secure message in the MyUTHealth Houston patient portal.

For prescription refills, please request them through the secure MyUTHealth Houston patient portal or by contacting your pharmacy.

Specialists

Patient Stories

Despite a very serious diagnosis before his birth, Oliver is now a happy and healthy toddler thanks to experts at UT Physicians.
Margarita Saavedra was 35 years old and 18 weeks pregnant with her second child when she fainted at the doctor’s office after receiving the news that she might need to have a hysterectomy.
After doctors in Trinidad diagnosed her unborn child with a rare condition, Andrea booked the first flight to Houston in search of experts who could help.
Expectant parents fly around the world to seek out care at UT Physicians. How they were helped and the inspiring way they are striving to assist others.
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