Our doctors provide personalized care for women experiencing high-risk pregnancies.
At the NYU Langone Maternal Fetal Care Center, we provide women experiencing high-risk pregnancies with the expert care they need and the peace of mind they deserve.
Our team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists provides you and your baby with the screening, monitoring, and treatment you need to help you have the safest and healthiest pregnancy possible. Our efforts have been recognized by The Joint Commission, which named NYU Langone as the first medical center nationwide to be accredited for the very best practices for perinatal patient care and safety.
Our Pregnancy Care Expertise
We specialize in high risk conditions, such as preterm labor, recurrent miscarriage, pregnancy with multiple babies, pregnancy when the woman is older than age 35, preeclampsia, autoimmune diseases in pregnancy, gestational diabetes, congenital heart disease in women, and fetal abnormalities, such as spina bifida and heart defects.
Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists are board certified, nationally recognized experts who have won numerous awards for medical education and regularly publish original research in top medical journals. They work closely with neonatologists, geneticists, pediatric cardiologists, rheumatologists, fertility experts, and other specialists to manage your high-risk pregnancy. Our doctors have been selected by their peers to be included in Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” series, New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York” feature, and the Best Doctors® database.
Care Before and During Pregnancy
We provide preconception consultations to women who have a history of difficult pregnancies. For women who are pregnant and identified as being at high risk, we provide genetic and diagnostic testing for birth defects and fetal abnormalities, including chorionic villus sampling, nuchal translucency, and umbilical cord blood sampling.
At NYU Langone’s OB/GYN Ultrasound Unit, located at 650 First Avenue on the 7th floor, we use the latest in fetal monitoring technology to track your baby’s development. This includes fetal echocardiography and three- and four-dimensional ultrasound testing. We are also experts in performing fetal therapeutic procedures, including blood transfusions for babies in the womb affected by anemia.
Our specialists are leaders in preparing the next generation of doctors entering the field of maternal-fetal medicine. We train residents and fellows in the use of the latest techniques when diagnosing and treating women who require complex obstetrical care.
Hassenfeld Children’s HospitalWe provide children with specialized care that is focused on their unique medical needs.
NYU Langone maternal-fetal medicine and ultrasound specialists are experts in managing high-risk pregnancies.Meet Our Doctors
Ashley S. Roman, MD
Director | Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics
Dr. Roman is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. Dr. Roman is the author or coauthor of more than 70 manuscripts that have appeared in peer-reviewed journals, abstracts, and book chapters. Her areas of specialty include preterm birth, preeclampsia, fetal diagnosis and therapy, and the management of complex maternal medical conditions during pregnancy, including lupus and maternal cardiac disorders.View Full Profile