Your Doctor’s Referral
1. To get started, we will need a written referral from your physician. Please have your healthcare provider fax the completed form, along with any necessary lab results to:
Amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), nuchal translucency (with genetic counseling) and genetic counseling
|Perinatal Diagnostic Center
Level II ultrasounds, non-stress tests, and consultations with maternal-fetal medicine specialists
|Center for Fetal and Maternal Health
Clarification of a fetal diagnosis and/or coordination of prenatal and subsequent pediatric care
2. Please call the Perinatal Diagnostic Center to make an appointment at (650) 725-7030.
How to Prepare
Your partner is welcome to come to your Perinatal Diagnostic Center appointment, but we ask that you do not bring your other children.
If you are having a nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound or chorionic villus sampling (CVS), please drink 16 ounces of water 45 minutes before your procedure.
What to Bring
Please bring the following items to your Perinatal Diagnostic Center appointment:
- Insurance card
- Photo ID
- List of any medications you are taking
After Your Appointment
The results of your patient's tests or a summary of a consult or genetic counseling meeting will be sent to you as soon as possible. Results of nuchal translucency and level 2 ultrasound will be reviewed with you by a perinatalogist at the end of the appointment.