Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University Specialty Clinics OB/GYN physicians are the experts in the Midlands for a wide range of high-risk pregnancy care.

The excitement of expecting a baby should bring moments to treasure. That’s why we make it a priority to help our patients cope with the risks through patient education, individualized doctor’s care and a personalized, coordinated health care plan.

The care of patients is entrusted to physicians and a health care staff with a well-known reputation for providing exceptional, compassionate care. University Specialty Clinics – OB/GYN and the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina work together to provide maternal-fetal medicine services and expertise in monitoring and treating the full-range of complex maternal-fetal conditions.

Our high-risk pregnancy practice receives referrals from obstetric care providers throughout the Midlands for:

  • High-risk pregnancy consultation; continuity care
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
  • 1st trimester screening including nuchal translucency
  • Level 3 ultrasound (detailed ultrasound)
  • Amniocentesis, if indicated
  • Medical intensive in hospital care for high-risk and traumatic fetal and maternal injuries

Whether you are referred to our practice or begin your care with us from day one, we will take gentle care of you and your baby.

Clinical Management and Health Care of High Risk Pregnancy
Our maternal-fetal medicine physicians care for or provide consultation to providers for high-risk pregnancies including but not limited to mothers with diabetes, high blood pressure, sickle cell, lupus, and malignancies (cancer).  Our physicians manage pregnancies with multiples (twins, triplets, and more) as well as pregnancies with known fetal abnormalities.

Prenatal Diagnosis
We are proud to be the premier practice in the Midlands for prenatal diagnosis, offering specialized, state-of-the-art technology to help parents identify and monitor possible genetic disorders.  We also manage the medical services for USC Genetic Counseling, where genetic counselors offer a full-range of testing and consultation to patients including non-invasive prenatal testing.

State-of-the-Art Ultrasound Technology
With advanced 3-D and 4-D ultrasound technology performed by highly trained sonographers, we are able to effectively identify areas of concern when needed and help relieve anxiety about the health of your baby.   

Maternal Transfer Service and Trauma Care
We are the only practice in the Midlands accepting the transfer of high-risk mothers who need unexpected emergency care, including trauma patients.