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"The pain that you've been feeling can't compare to the joy that's coming"

- Romans 8:18

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"There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it."

- Chinese Proverb

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"A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."

- Eda J LeShan – an American writer, television host, counselor, educator, and playwright

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"Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."

- A.A. Milne/Winnie The Pooh

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"Babies are such nice way to start people."

- Don Herold - was an American humorist, writer, illustrator, and cartoonist

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"A baby is an inestimable blessing."

- Mark Twain - was an American writer, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer

Welcome to OUR CENTERS

We are one of the leading providers of prenatal care and genetic testing for pregnant women and specialist Gynaecological services in the UAE.

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Dr. Shanthi Sairam is very professional, full of patience and warm hearted. Great center.


MJ Al Serkal ( Patient Testimonial )

Dr. Afshin is the best and #1 in the Middle East. Apart from being professional, his behavior as a doctor is excellent. Excellent nurses and professional. If I could be pregnant again, I will come back to him. My husband and I are both very satisfied of the services provided


Mrs. Susan Ebrahimi ( Patient Testimonial )

Thank you so much for the good news Kathleen. We are so happy and thankful. Thanks to God. Thanks to you, to Dr. Afshin and to your staffs for all your support. God Bless us


Caryl & Alfie ( Patient Testimonial )

Kathleen, thank you very much for you call and the report. It was very nice meeting with you, and good advice. And now this reports makes us happy and satisfied. Thank you all @ Fetal Center. God bless you.


Mr. Ali & Mrs. Kausar ( Patient Testimonial )

Dr. Shanthi Sairam is very professional, full of patience and warm hearted. Great center.


MJ Al Serkal ( Patient Testimonial )

education

This section contains lectures on different aspects of fetal medicine by leading international experts. The lectures are free of charge and they are appropriate for both fetal medicine experts and any health care professional who wants to be updated on developments in the field.

Lecture In Fetal Medicine

Dr. Afshin PourMirza

Branches

Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Dr. Afshin PourMirza

Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Fetal Medicine

Qualifications

  • MD, PhD
  • Facharzt Germany, Degum II
Nationality
German
Language Spoken
German, English, Farsi

Experience

Dr. PourMirza is a German Board-certified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with sub-specialty in Fetal Medicine. He is the Managing Physician of the Feto Maternal and Genetyx Center in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The first Fetal Medicine Center in the region was established by Dr. PourMirza in 2002 in UAE and has worked collaboratively with a majority of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the region, in both private and government sectors. His aim is to provide the highest quality standard of patient care in normal pregnancies and management of high-risk pregnancies.

After graduating from Heinrich Heine University in Duesseldorf, Germany, he completed his PHD at the German Center for Diabetes Research.

Dr. PourMirza completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Kaiserswerth Hospital- Duesseldorf. He underwent a year of extensive training in Germany, with Professor Kozlowski, where he specialized in Fetal Medicine in 1996.

Dr. PourMirza is an expert in ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. His clinical interests include high risk pregnancy management and genetic testing through invasive techniques for the diagnosis of chromosomal and genetic disorders. He has performed more than 10000 procedures since 1995.

One of his missions is to educate not just patients but also colleagues by focusing on the advancement and dissemination of knowledge through research, education and support for Fetal medicine practice. Due to this advocacy, Dr. PourMirza continues to not only support and participate asa Speaker in educational activities being held by Healthcare Organizations but he organizes both small and large-scale conferences. The annual International Conference on Obstetrics, Fetal Medicine and Gynaecology is held in either February or March every year and has been attended by colleagues from UAE and GCC as well as from countries in Asia, Europe and Africa. By doing so regularly, he continues to keep up with the latest developments in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine in order to be able to give the best possible care and treatment to the patients.

Dr. Shanthi Sairam

Branches

Dubai

Dr. Shanthi Sairam

Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Fetal Medicine & Fetal Cardiology

Qualifications

  • MBBS, FRCOG,
  • RCR-RCOG Diploma in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound,
  • FMF Diploma in Fetal Medicine.
Nationality
British
Language Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil

Experience

Dr. Shanthi Sairam is a UK-trained obstetrician with a special interest in Fetal Medicine and Fetal Cardiology. She runs clinics performing routine scans and tertiary level scans for high-risk women, twin pregnancies, fetal echocardiography and invasive procedures. She is a keen teacher and has lectured in many courses and workshops at regional, national and international levels. She is the author of more than 20 scientific papers and several book chapters in Fetal Medicine.

Dr. Shanthi Sairam

Branches

Dubai

Kathleen Le Marquand

Certified Genetic Counselor

Qualifications

  • BSc at Macquarie University Sydney, Australia
  • Graduate Diploma of Genetic Counseling at Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Fellow of Human Genetic Society of Australia
Nationality
Australian
Language Spoken
English

Experience

Kathleen is a certified Genetic Counselor with many years of experience working in a clinical genetic setting. She has worked in many specialty areas of genetics including general, pediatric, cardiac, neurology and prenatal genetics. Kathleen has gained extensive experience in prenatal genetics working in an IVF clinic as the manager of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and working with fetal medicine specialists and geneticists in some of Sydney, Australia’s leading hospitals. Kathleen’s experience enabled her to take on a senior role as a supervisor to trainee Genetic Counselors and a lecturer at Sydney University teaching medical students prenatal genetics.

Kathleen’s role as a genetic counselor involves:

  • Informing patients of their first trimester screening test results
  • Discussing prenatal non-invasive vs invasive testing options
  • Taking a detailed family history and assessing recurrence risks of genetic disease in a family
  • Providing information of inheritance patterns and genetic conditions
  • Arranging appropriate genetic testing
  • Educating the community on genetic disease
  • Providing emotional support
  • Discussion of risks associated with consanguineous marriage

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