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Refer a Patient to Perinatology

How to refer to Scripps maternal-fetal medicine specialists

Perinatologist Dr. Sean Daneshmand walks down the hallway with  obestetrician Dr. Allan Silver.

Dr. Shahram (Sean) Daneshmand, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Scripps Clinic and Dr. Allan Silver, OB-GYN, Scripps Clinic

How to refer to Scripps maternal-fetal medicine specialists

The maternal and fetal medicine team at Scripps Health delivers the highest quality of perinatal care every day. Our goal is to provide patients with compassionate and comprehensive care, which is accomplished by creating a strong partnership with our patients, their family members and their referring physicians. Our maternal-fetal medicine physicians in San Diego provide consultations and second opinions to women across California and around the world. We welcome MFM referrals from any medical provider including obstetricians and gynecologists.


We offer comprehensive, individualized and compassionate care, and jointly follow the patient with the referring physician, providing frequent communication throughout the pregnancy. 


Scripps Perinatal Center comprises an established, multidisciplinary panel of perinatologists, cardiologists, endocrinologist and neonatologist who are nationally recognized as leaders in their field. Our practice involves evidence-based clinical perinatal medicine, education and research.


This team is complemented by a highly experienced medical staff who are specially trained in high-risk obstetrics and provide the full range of services your patients need.

How to refer your patient to Scripps Perinatal Center

Using Epic

  • Search keyword “scripps perinatalogy”
  • Place referral

Non-electronic referrals


For urgent issues, please contact the on-call perinatologist at 858-494-5360.

Comprehensive perinatology services

At Scripps Health, our team-based approach offers specialized care for pregnant women with co-morbidities that may affect their pregnancy. Our multidisciplinary team includes experienced sonographers, dietitians/nutritionists, genetic counselors, endocrinologists, interventional cardiologists, fetal cardiologist, pediatric cardiologist, pediatric CT surgeon and neonatologist.


  • Scripps perinatology and Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute collaborate to provide a coordinated experience to help pregnant women with diabetes navigate through their pregnancy. 
  • Scripps is nationally recognized as a leader in heart care, and our Pregnancy Heart Center is dedicated to delivering a range of cardiac care for women and their babies — before, during and after pregnancy. The Pregnancy Heart Center also has a fetal cardiologist and MFM-trained sonographer on staff who are board-certified in fetal echocardiography.  
  • Established in 2018, our Maternal Transport Program helps ensure women with high-risk pregnancies are safely transported to Scripps from other hospitals and sites.

Exceptional patient outcomes

Our experienced perinatology team is involved in research, education and innovation to ensure we consistently achieve the best possible outcomes.

If you or your patient would like more information about our services, specialty clinics or locations, we invite you to review our page on Perinatology.