Dr. Marwan Ali, MD is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist (Perinatologist) and Clinical Geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York.
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) physicians or Perinatologists are high-risk pregnancy experts, specializing in the un-routine
Clinical Geneticists specialize in the diagnosis and management of hereditary disorders
Dr. Ali has advanced knowledge and training in medical, surgical, obstetrical, fetal, and genetic complications of pregnancy. He works with all obstetric providers to manage high-risk pregnancies.
His areas of expertise are:
- Obstetric ultrasonography
- Prenatal diagnosis of fetal anomalies
- Prenatal genetics
- Fetal genetic disorders
- Fetal treatment
What is a high-risk pregnancy?
A pregnancy that threatens the health or life of the woman or her fetus, such as when sick women get pregnant, or pregnant women get sick.
High-risk pregnancies include:
- Multiple gestation (twins, triplets, or higher-order multiples).
- Problems with the fetus including birth defects.
- Existing conditions such as high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, or being HIV-positive.
-Complications from previous pregnancies e.g. preterm birth, preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction.
Dr. Ali is currently licensed to practice medicine in New York and California. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.