The Fetal Imaging Center at Phoenix Children’s uses state-of-the-art technologies for an accurate diagnosis and a personalized care plan. Advanced medical imaging can help your team of obstetric, maternal fetal medicine and pediatric specialists determine your baby’s condition. Your dedicated care coordinator will work with you to schedule any necessary imaging appointments at our main hospital, which features the latest in state-of-the-art imaging technology.
The caring and highly trained pediatric radiologists at Phoenix Children’s Fetal Imaging Center specialize in diagnosing conditions in unborn babies using advanced imaging technologies and techniques. By providing accurate diagnosis and personalized care planning, our goal is to better prepare you for what to expect during pregnancy, delivery and beyond.
The Fetal Imaging Center uses state-of-the-art technologies that produce the highest-quality images of your unborn child, including:
- MRI machines with the latest 1.5T and 3T magnets – the higher strength (3T) magnets allow us to examine certain problem areas in greater detail, while the 1.5 magnets produce better images of moving structures such as the heart
- High-resolution 2D and 3D ultrasound equipment
- Fast, low-dose computed tomography (CT) scanners
- Fetal echocardiography
Our 3D images are processed in our dedicated 3D lab.
Accurate Diagnosis for a Better Plan
With an accurate diagnosis, you and your family can see one or more of Phoenix Children’s nationally renowned pediatric specialists — at a location close to your home.
We collaborate closely with maternal-fetal medicine specialists, obstetricians and families to offer the highest level of care for you and your child.
Using clear, high-resolution images, our expert fetal and pediatric radiology specialists are committed to providing your baby’s care team with imaging results and expert insights needed to drive accurate diagnoses, treatment planning, parental counseling and decision making — without high radiation doses.
And, our imaging services are specifically designed with your comfort and your baby’s safety in mind.