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A 31-year-old member asked:

Which specific doctors perform a chorionic villus sampling test?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
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.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal Fetal Med: Maternal Fetal Medicine MD's are a sub specialist of OB GYN requiring 2 additional years of Fellowship study beyond the OB GYN residency program. They are trained to do CV sampling.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

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

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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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