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Dr. Moustafa Adel Omar Mohamed Hassan, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
1850 Town Center Drive, Pavilion Ii; Suite 258
Reston, VA
 

Dr. Moustafa Hassan practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He is especially interested in high risk pregnancy. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hassan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before performing his residency at DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital, Dr. Hassan attended Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school. His distinctions include: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Super Doctors; Medical school graduation with honor, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University; and Best fellow paper presentation, Wayne State University, Dept OB/GYN. Dr. Hassan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Hassan is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Inova Loudoun Hospital, Landsdowne Campus. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Consultation, Ultrasound, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Mohammed Adel Elkousy, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
1850 Town Center Drive, Pavilion Ii; Suite 258
Reston, VA
 

Dr. Mohammed Elkousy's specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Elkousy (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Elkousy is especially interested in high risk pregnancy. He is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Inova Loudoun Hospital, Landsdowne Campus. Dr. Elkousy's education and training includes medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and residency at Allegheny General Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Board certification maternal fetal medicine, American Board ob/gyn - maternal fetal medicine and Washington, DC/Baltimore/Northern Virginia Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Consultation, Ultrasound, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Marquis Latrell Jessie, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Other
1850 Town Center Drive, Pavilion Ii; Suite 258
Reston, VA
 

Dr. Marquis Jessie sees patients in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, and Gainesville, VA. His medical specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Clinical interests for Dr. Jessie include women's health issues. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid insurance. Dr. Jessie graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Jessie's hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Inova Loudoun Hospital, Landsdowne Campus. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Women's Health Issues

Dr. Basil Maghak, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics
1850 Town Center Parkway, Pavilion Ii; Suite 258
Reston, VA
 

Dr. Basil Maghak is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and obstetrics specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Maghak is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Maghak include high risk pregnancy. He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Dr. Maghak attended medical school at New York Medical College. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Inova Loudoun Hospital, Landsdowne Campus. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Consultation, Ultrasound, High Risk Pregnancy, Women's Health Issues

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What is Maternal and Fetal Medicine?

Maternal and fetal medicine is also sometimes called high-risk obstetrics or perinatology. All of these names refer to the specialty of medicine devoted to caring for pregnant women and their unborn babies during a pregnancy where there are complications. The goal of this specialty is to reduce stress for the mother and to increase the chances of safely delivering a healthy baby.

In most cases, pregnancy takes place without any problems. There are a few cases, however, where health problems require extra monitoring, testing, and more training than a regular ob/gyn might have. These specialized ob/gyns are perinatologists.

There are many different issues that might cause a patient to be referred to a maternal and fetal medicine specialist. Some of the issues include:
  • Advanced maternal age (over 35)
  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Premature rupture of membranes, or “water breaking” too early
  • Congenital disorders that may impact birth
  • Multiples (twins, triplets, or higher)
  • Health issues in the mother, including chronic illness (diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, etc.) and infectious disease (hepatitis, HIV)

Services offered by maternal and fetal medicine specialists vary depending on the nature of the concern, but they may include prenatal testing, ultrasound, or diagnostic screening. It is common for a patient to see a perinatologist several times during their pregnancy but for their own obstetrician to deliver the baby. Perinatologists typically do not deliver babies, although they are available for consult if needed.