Ask Our Staff: Positive Genetic Testing

Posted on February 4, 2018

Certified Genetic Counselor Tracy Dawson, MS, CGC at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center helps couples learn how positive prenatal genetic testing gives information about changes, or abnormalities, in the chromosomes that make up a baby’s DNA, and the risk for birth defects.

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Ask Our Staff: Genetic Counseling Appointment

Posted on January 26, 2018

Certified genetic counselor Caitlin Austin, MS, CGC at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses how prenatal genetic counseling and testing gives information about how some women’s family and pregnancy histories might mean they’re at a higher risk for a baby born with a birth defect.

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Inclement Weather Schedule

Posted on January 16, 2018

Our office follows the inclement weather schedule of the University of Tennessee. If UT delays opening, closes early, or is closed for the day, our office will do the same. Changes to our normal business hours will be shared here and on our Facebook page. Please call our office at (865) 331-2020 for any concerns […]

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Ask Our Staff: Genetic Testing

Posted on January 16, 2018

Certified genetic counselor Peggy Kerper, MS, CGC at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses how prenatal genetic testing gives information about changes, or abnormalities, in the chromosomes that make up your and your baby’s DNA and the risk for a birth defect.

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Ask Our Physicians: Birth Defects

Posted on November 16, 2017

Perinatologist Perry Roussis, MD of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses birth defects, risk factors, and genetic counseling.

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Ask Our Physicians: Gestational Diabetes

Posted on November 8, 2017

Perinatologist Gary Stephens, DO of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses gestational diabetes and when women might need high-risk pregnancy care.

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Ask Our Physicians: Advanced Maternal Age

Posted on October 24, 2017

Perinatologist Perry Roussis, MD of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses the importance of high-risk pregnancy care for women of advanced maternal age.

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Ask Our Physicians: High-Risk Pregnancy

Posted on October 5, 2017

Perinatologist Gary Stephens, DO of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses when women might need high-risk pregnancy care.

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