A perinatologist is an obstetrician who has special training in managing patients with high-risk pregnancies, or complications during pregnancy. As a member of the Fetal Treatment Center team, the perinatologist is responsible for managing all aspects of your prenatal care.

For further information regarding Perinatology please refer to the Department of OB/GYN website.

Mari-Paule Thiet, M.D.

Chief of Obstetrics, UCSF
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Chief of Obstetrics, Medical Director of Labor & Delivery
Vice Chair, Patient Safety and Quality Assurance
Russell K. Laros, Jr., MD Endowed Chair in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Dr. Mari-Paule Thiet, a perinatologist, is director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UCSF Medical Center, where she specializes in the medical and surgical complications of pregnancy. She cares for patients at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco.

Thiet graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1985 and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the...

Marya Gail Zlatnik, M.D.

Associate Professor

Dr Zlatnik is currently conducting case-based and lecture-based teaching of medical students in obstetrics through teaching and patient care rounds, journal clubs, and informal lectures, staffing high risk clinic at Parnassus, Life Cycles Courses. Dr. Zlatnik also conducts, with residents, case-based and lecture-based teaching in obstetrics through teaching and patient care rounds, journal...