Giving every child the best possible start in life.

Treating Disease Before Birth

The diagnosis of a fetal condition prior to delivery can be confusing and overwhelming. The compassionate and experienced physicians of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy will work with you to understand your diagnosis and treatment options. We collaborate with maternal, neonatal and pediatric experts to provide comprehensive care that ensures the best outcomes for both mom and baby.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Service

  • 10

    10 Years of Fetal Therapy

    10 years at the forefront of fetal diagnosis and therapy to provide compassionate care throughout the patient’s parenthood care journey

  • 4,306

    Patients Referred

    4,306 patients referred for prenatal evaluation for fetal conditions

  • 1,500

    Fetal Therapies Performed

    We have performed over 1,500 invasive fetal therapies

10th Anniversary Annual Picnic 2024 | Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy

On June 1, 2024, the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy team hosted their 10th Anniversary Annual Family Picnic. More than 500 people joined in this celebration and shared their gratitude for the care they received. Watch this uplifting video as patients share their journey and experiences with the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy.

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Why Choose Us?

At the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy, our patients benefit from:

  • A family-centered approach to care where we empower our patients to be partners in their treatment and prioritize both maternal and fetal health.
  • An expert team of fetal surgeons who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of fetal conditions, including congenital diaphragmatic hernia, spina bifida and complicated monochorionic twins, using the most advanced fetal intervention procedures.
  • Evidence-based treatment plans informed by our research into how to deliver the best outcomes for both mom and baby.
  • A multidisciplinary care team that provides coordinated care from diagnosis and pre-birth intervention, to delivery and beyond.

CDH: Caring for You and Your Baby from Prenatal Diagnosis to Infancy

The diagnosis of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) prior to delivery can be confusing and overwhelming. Learn about the Johns Hopkins Fetal Center and our family-centered approach to care from Ahmet Baschat, director of the Center for Fetal Therapy, pediatric surgeons Shaun Kunisaki and Alejandro Garcia and pediatric cardiologist Melanie Nies.

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We Are Here For You

The Center for Fetal Therapy remains open and committed to families diagnosed with fetal conditions. We are taking every precaution possible to protect the safety of our patients. We are available to our current patients via phone, myChart messaging and video visits to discuss your treatment plan and answer any questions you may have. Our team is also offering telemedicine consults to new patients who want to learn more about our center.

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For Physicians

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At the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy, physician referral is a handshake, not a hand off. If you are caring for a patient facing a complex fetal diagnosis, call 1-844-JH-FETAL (1-844-543-3825) and speak directly to a physician to learn how we can partner to deliver comprehensive care.

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