Your Visit

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:

Perinatal Genetics:
Amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), nuchal translucency (with genetic counseling) and genetic counseling

Perinatal Genetics Referring Physician Orders Form (PDF)

Phone: (650) 723-5198

Fax: (650) 725-2878

Perinatal Diagnostic Center:
Level II ultrasounds, non-stress tests, and consultations with maternal-fetal medicine specialists

PDC Referring Physician Orders Form (PDF)

Phone: (855) 485-3357

Fax: (650) 725-9877

Center for Fetal and Pregnancy Health:
Clarification of a fetal diagnosis and/or coordination of prenatal and subsequent pediatric care

Center for Fetal and Pregnancy Health Form (PDF)

Phone: (650) 724-2221

Fax: (650) 723-6607

Fetal Cardiology:

Fetal Cardiology Form (PDF)

Phone: (650) 721-2121

Fax: (650) 497-8422

2. Please call the Perinatal Diagnostic Center to make an appointment at (855) 485-3357.

How to Prepare

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.