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High-Risk Pregnancies

High-Risk Pregnancies

Overview

As Knoxville’s premier maternal-fetal medicine practice, High Risk Obstetrical Consultants (HiROC) at UT Medical Center provides state of the art care for women with risk factors that may affect their pregnancy. Our team of highly trained physicians and healthcare professionals includes maternal-fetal specialists, nurse practitioners, diabetic educators, genetic counselors, sonographers, registered nurses, & clinical support staff.

Our Services

Some prenatal problems that may require consultation or transfer to a high risk prenatal doctor include:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Toxemia (PIH, preeclampsia, eclampsia, or HELLP syndrome)
  • Diabetes and gestational diabetes
  • Heart, thyroid, lung or kidney disease
  • Epilepsy or other seizure disorders
  • Blood clot history
  • Premature Labor
  • Early rupture of membranes (bag of waters)
  • Vaginal bleeding especially in the 2nd or 3rd trimester
  • Poor fetal growth
  • Low or high amniotic fluid
  • Infections
  • Multiple pregnancy (twins, triplets)
  • Previous pregnancy problems
  • Mothers younger than age 15 or older than 35
  • Mental health problems
  • Drug use
  • Severe obesity
  • Abnormal fetal heartbeat
  • Rh factor problems
  • Placental problems

Contact Info
1930 Alcoa Highway
Medical Building A, Suite 435
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-305-8888 Find a Doctor Make an Appointment
Contact Info
1930 Alcoa Highway
Medical Building A, Suite 435
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-305-8888 Find a Doctor Make an Appointment
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