Victoria Berger


  • Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
  • Perinatologist and Medical Geneticist


Dr. Victoria Berger has specialized training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics and provides prenatal care for patients with complicated maternal conditions such as cardiac and pulmonary disease as well as complex genetic disorders such as urea cycle defects. She completed her residency at Stanford University School of Medicine, followed by a clinical fellowship at UCSF, where, as current faculty member, has implemented several department protocols at UCSF including prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism peri-delivery, imaging in pregnancy, and ultrasound evaluation of first trimester pregnancy.


  • Berger VK, Norton ME, Sparks TN, Flessel M, Baer RJ, Currier RJ. The utility of nuchal translucency ultrasound in identifying rare chromosomal abnormalities not detectable by cell-free DNA screening. Prenat Diagn. 2020 01; 40(2):185-190. PubMed

  • Penon M, Zahed H, Berger V, Su I, Shieh JT. Using exome sequencing to decipher family history in a healthy individual: Comparison of pathogenic and population MTM1 variants. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2018 09; 6(5):722-727. PubMed

  • Sperling JD, Sparks TN, Berger VK, Farrell JA, Gosnell K, Keller RL, Norton ME, Gonzalez JM. Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Does Laterality Predict Perinatal Outcomes? Am J Perinatol. 2018 08; 35(10):919-924. PubMed

  • Berger VK, Sparks TN, Jelin AC, Derderian C, Jeanty C, Gosnell K, Mackenzie T, Gonzalez JM. Non-Immune Hydrops Fetalis: Do Placentomegaly and Polyhydramnios Matter? J Ultrasound Med. 2018 May; 37(5):1185-1191. PubMed

  • Nassr AA, Ness A, Hosseinzadeh P, Salmanian B, Espinoza J, Berger V, Werner E, Erfani H, Welty S, Bateni ZH, Shamshirsaz AA, Popek E, Ruano R, Davis AS, Lee TC, Keswani S, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Belfort MA, Shamshirsaz AA. Outcome and Treatment of Antenatally Diagnosed Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2018; 43(2):123-128. PubMed

  • Davis AS, Berger VK, Chock VY. Perinatal Neuroprotection for Extremely Preterm Infants. Am J Perinatol. 2016 Feb; 33(3):290-6. PubMed

  • Brookfield KF, El-Sayed YY, Chao L, Berger V, Naqvi M, Butwick AJ. Antenatal corticosteroids for preterm premature rupture of membranes: single or repeat course? Am J Perinatol. 2015 May; 32(6):537-44. PubMed

  • Berger VK, Baker VL. Preimplantation diagnosis for single gene disorders. Semin Reprod Med. 2014 Mar; 32(2):107-13. PubMed