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Welcome to Fort Sanders Perinatal Center

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. But if you’re facing a high-risk pregnancy with a potential for premature labor and delivery, gestational diabetes or other complications, or if you’re finally pregnant after struggling with infertility, you need specialized care for you and your baby. The high-risk prenatal doctors, or perinatologists, at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center have served women in East Tennessee for more than 20 years, providing complete care for high-risk women, especially those 35 years or older, with multiples, pregnancy complications, history of birth defects, and medical problems such as diabetes or hypertension. For excellence in high-risk pregnancy care, women choose Fort Sanders Perinatal Center.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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At the Fort Sanders Perinatal Center we provide a comprehensive range of procedures to assess your baby’s condition, rule out or confirm potential medical complications, and help physicians manage or prevent difficulties.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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Fort Sanders Perinatal guided Eileen through three high-risk pregnancies so she could be mom to three energetic children. Read her full story here: www.fortsandersperinatal.com/patient-story-eileen ... See MoreSee Less

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Three High-Risk Pregnancies 

After three high-risk pregnancies, Eileen is now mom to three energetic children. Click here to read her story.

Fort Sanders Perinatal Center News


  • The high-risk pregnancy team at Fort Sanders Perinatal guided Eileen through three high-risk pregnancies so she could be mom...

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  • Gary Stephens, DO, FACOOG of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center

    Board-Certified Perinatologist Gary Stephens, DO of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses the benefits and risks of travel during pregnancy...

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  • Kerrianna first came to Fort Sanders Perinatal Center after blood clotting issues made her pregnancy high risk. But during...

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  • At 35 years old, Erin had her first baby. As a nurse practitioner in internal medicine, Erin's intuition guided...

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  • Joy Friley Hendricks, PT, PRPC provides physical therapy for women who suffer some gynecologic and pregnancy-related problems.

    The high-risk pregnancy physicians at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center may refer patients to physical therapy for relief of pain...

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  • Gary Stephens, DO, FACOOG of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center

    Board-certified perinatologist Gary Stephens, DO of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses the benefits and risks of exercising during pregnancy...

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  • Perry Roussis, MD, FACOG

    High-risk pregnancy physician Perry Roussis, MD of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses how women can safely exercise during pregnancy...

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  • Diabetes Counseling for women with pre-existing and gestational diabetes.

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