Learn about exciting studies underway at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center and how to easily refer patients who could benefit from participating in current trials. Specialists in maternal-fetal medicine and pediatric cardiology describe research on:
Refer to Fetal Treatment Center
Kristen Gosnell is a nurse who cares for mothers and unborn infants. Gosnell's research interests include brain development in complicated twin pregnancies as well as in-utero treatment of bladder and kidney disease. VIEW FULL PROFILE
Billie Lianoglou is a genetic counselor who specializes in prenatal care. She works closely with perinatologists (doctors who specialize in high-risk pregnancies) to educate families on potential genetic risks for fetal abnormalities or ...
Fetal and pediatric surgeon
Dr. Tippi MacKenzie, a pediatric surgeon at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and its Fetal Treatment Center, has special interests in fetal surgery, advanced laparoscopy, and endocrine and biliary surgery. She is a member of the Biomedical ...
Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Perinatologist and Medical Geneticist
Dr. Teresa Sparks is an obstetrician who specializes in maternal-fetal medicine, managing the health concerns of both mother and fetus through all stages of pregnancy. She cares for women with high-risk pregnancies and those who are considering ...
Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences MFM Fellowship Program Director, Perinatologist
Dr. Juan Gonzalez-Velez is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in high-risk pregnancies. Dr. Gonzalez-Velez completed a medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, followed by a residency in obstetrics ...