Fetal Care and Genetics Center

UC San Diego's Fetal Care and Genetics Center is a nationally recognized site for screening for chromosomal abnormalities and other birth defects. Board certified maternal-fetal medicine specialists, medical geneticists, genetic counselors, radiologists and other specialists provide prenatal and genetic counseling regarding amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and ultrasound findings to patients and families.

Our center is one of only a few in San Diego County to be accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine in both obstetric ultrasound and fetal echocardiography.

Our services are available for both low-risk and high-risk pregnancies, and can be used in a coordinated approach from pre-conception to birth.

Our Services Ultrasound sample

  • Genetic counseling
  • Consultations with board-certified perinatologists
  • First- and second-trimester genetic screening, including nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound in conjunction with blood tests offered by the California Prenatal Screening Program
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
  • Amniocentesis
  • Prenatal ultrasound screenings, including level III fetal anatomy ultrasound

Appointments and Referrals

Call 858-657-7200 for appointments, referrals, or to get directions to the facility. Referring providers can download the Patient Referral Form (Word doc) and fax the completed form to 858-657-7201.

The Fetal Care and Genetics Center is located at UC San Diego Health System Sorrento Valley.

    Contact the Fetal Care and Genetics Center

    Phone: 858-657-7200
    Location: 4910 Directors Place, Suite 200, Sorrento Valley (maps and directions)

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