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The Cardinal Glennon St. Louis Fetal Care Institute is one of the nation’s leading fetal surgery and care centers, and our multidisciplinary SLUCare Physician Group team has the experience necessary to handle your unique situation. From open fetal repair surgery for myelomeningocele, the most severe form of spina bifida, to laser ablations of rare fetal lung masses, the experienced team at the Cardinal Glennon St. Louis Fetal Care Institute are innovators in the field of fetal medicine.
We are one of the few places in the world that performs fetal surgery, or surgery in the womb.
Learn how the EXIT procedure helps us deliver babies who need the highest level of care as they enter the world.
Our leading heart and prenatal specialists provide early diagnosis, consistent monitoring and state-of-the-art care for you and your baby.
For those with CDH, our team provides seamless care from prenatal diagnosis through childhood and beyond.
Our innovative technology and extensive genetics program help families find answers about their babies in the womb.
A family's journey at the Cardinal Glennon St. Louis Fetal Care Institute starts with a call from the patient or a referring physician.
It is the news that no parent wants to receive: “There is something wrong.” We understand the fear, confusion and stress that comes with the diagnosis of a prenatal medical condition, and we can help.
Since 2009, the experienced team at the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon St. Louis Fetal Care Institute has been changing lives through a combination of innovative fetal medicine and surgery options and compassionate care.
Families come to us looking for answers, and we help find them.
Our PAAL program helps families understand 'why' after the loss of a pregnancy or the passing of a newborn.
Conditions that some medical teams may see once or twice in their careers are commonplace here. The Cardinal Glennon St. Louis Fetal Care Institute’s team of experts offers unparalleled compassionate care to help families gain insight on their unique situation and helps them develop the best plan for the future of their baby.
Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome)
Trisomy 18 (Edward's Syndrome)
Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)
Monosomy X (Turner syndrome)
22q deletion syndrome (DiGeorge syndrome)
Eagle-Barrett Syndrome (Prune Belly Syndrome)
Aortic Arch Anomalies
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome (HRHS)
Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of Great Arteries
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Selective Intrauterine Growth Restriction (sIUGR)
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO) / Bladder Outlet Obstruction (BOO)
Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
Amniotic Band Syndrome
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