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What types of doctors perform a chorionic villus sampling test? fellows?

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Dr. Danae Steele
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 32 years experience
MFMs: Maternal fetal medicine specialists usually perform cvs, although there are occasional doctors of other specialties who have been trained to do the procedure. Fellows, who are still in training, may perform the procedure under the supervision of the doctor who is teaching them.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Which specific doctors perform a chorionic villus sampling test?

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Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
MFMs: Your obstetrician would refer you to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist (perinatologist) or you may have one already if a prior pregnancy or other circumstances caused your current pregnancy to be high risk.

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