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Prenatology Specialists in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia who have Prenatologyspecialists.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

The Gynecology Department cares for a wide range of gynecological disorders, including diagnosis, pharmaceutical treatment and surgery, and supportive treatment

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Rambam Medical Center

Listed gynecologist:

Dr. Amnon Amit, MD

Director, Gyneco-Oncology Unit

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

7 listed gynecologists:

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Dr. Rattana Sachdev

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Napaporn Ketvatanawes

Gynecological - Oncology

Sourasky Medical Center

A major medical center in Tel Aviv operating three hospitals under its lead, and serves as a teaching and research center as well.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Listed gynecologist:

Prof. Dan Grisaru

Gynecologic Oncology Unit Director

Bumrungrad Hospital

Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Bumrungrad Hospital

76 listed gynecologists:

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KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital

Part of the KPJ Healthcare Group, which owns 19 hospitals in Malaysia, the hospital has more than 50 resident physicians specializing in orthopedics, dermatology, hematology, neurology, pediatric surgery, radiology, physiotherapy, urology, ob-gyn, ENT and more.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Tawakkal Hospital

7 listed gynecologists:

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Dr. Foong Chee Hong

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr. Kelvin Lim Jia Hau

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

A modern 100 bed hospital opened in 2008, located in Gurgaon, outside of New Delhi.The hospital is a part of the Columbia Asia Group, which has an international patients office able to assist foreign patients with all aspects of medical travel.

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Prenatology is available at Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Herzliya Medical Center

124 listed gynecologists:

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Chaophya Hospital

The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Chaophya Hospital

14 listed gynecologists:

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Prof. Pichai Charoenpanich

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Advanced Colposcopy, LEEP and Hysteroscopy

Prof. Amorn Koetsawang

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

Availability:

Prenatology is available at Moolchand Medcity

21 listed gynecologists:

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Dr. Sheila Mehra

Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Dr. Yuvakshi Juneja

Gynaecology and Obstetrics

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About Prenatology

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What is Perinatology?

This is a branch of medicine that is a subspecialty of obstetrics and it focuses on the care of the fetus and the mother before during and shortly after pregnancy. It also deals with high-risk pregnancies that are complicated. Perinatology is also known as maternal-fetal medicine (MFM).


Who is a perinatologist?

Medical doctors who practice perinatology are known as maternal-fetal specialists or perinatologists. They are specialists in the field of obstetrics and may perform any prenatal tests required, provide necessary treatments and perform relevant surgeries. Although it is highly advised to consult with a perinatologist in high risk and complicated pregnancies, you can consult with one during a low-risk pregnancy. They closely work with neonatologists and pediatricians after birth. They also assist the mother with complications caused by the pregnancy and pre-existing health conditions or concerns.


What services do they provide?
  • Complications can arise during pregnancy and maternal-fetal specialists provide the best care and management to the mother and fetus.
  • They can do a consult or be the primary obstetrician.
  • They also follow up with the patient postpartum and monitor any arising health issues.
  • Perinatologists strive to improve mother and fetus health by preventative measures, diagnosis, treatment and management through education, training and research.

What training do perinatologists have?
  • Perinatologists are medical doctors who have had four years of residency training in gynecology and obstetrics. They also have an additional two to three years training in the diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders affecting the mother and fetus.
  • Perinatologists have to train in invasive prenatal diagnosis, obstetric ultrasound, and management of high-risk pregnancies. Some have additional training in the field of prenatal therapy and fetal diagnosis.

Some of the tests perinatologists are specialists in performing include:
  • Amniocentesis: This test is used to diagnose fetal infections and chromosomal abnormalities such as Down’s syndrome. It is also used to determine the sex of a child. The test is also known as the amniotic fluid test.
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS): This determines the genetic or chromosomal disorders in the fetus. It involves sampling of the placental tissue (chorionic villus) and then testing it for any chromosomal abnormalities.
  • Cardiotocography (CTG): This test is used to record uterine contractions and the fetal heartbeat during pregnancy. This test is also known as the nonstress test.
  • Ultrasound: This test is used to visualize the fetus during routine and emergency prenatal care.
  • Fetoscopy: This is an endoscopic procedure that allows access to the fetus, umbilical cord, amniotic cavity and the fetal side of the placenta during pregnancy.
  • Open fetal surgery: This involves opening the uterus completely so as to operate on the fetus.
  • Fetal blood sampling and transfusion
  • Doppler

Who does a perinatologist treat?
  • Pregnant women who have conditions such as heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, and thrombophilia
  • Pregnant women who are at high risk of pregnancy-related complications such as pre-eclampsia, preterm labor, and multiple pregnancies
  • Pregnant women whose fetuses are at risk due to congenital or chromosomal abnormalities, infections, maternal disease, growth restriction and genetic diseases
  • Pregnant women with drug use before or during pregnancy
  • Women who have difficulty conceiving

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