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Our Mission

To improve maternal and fetal health outcomes and the quality of life for families through integrated, multidisciplinary clinical care, in an atmosphere of compassion and respect

About Us

Since 2006, the University of Southern California (USC) and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) have worked collaboratively with Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to form Los Angeles Fetal Surgery. Los Angeles Fetal Surgery offers minimally invasive fetal treatments for a variety of fetal ailments. Dr. Ramen Chmait serves as the director of Los Angeles Fetal Surgery. Dr. Chmait or a member of his staff can be reached at 626-356-3360.

We are committed to successful outcomes.
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Cole Landry's Story: 2009

The Landry family.

Dr. Ramen Chmait performed the the fourth successful procedure worldwide to shrink a congenital cystic adenomatiod malformation (CCAM), a mass of abnormal lung tissue, and release the pressure on Cole's heart thereby giving him a chance at surviving. Today Cole is a happy, smiling boy.

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Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome: 2007

LA Fetal Surgery is pioneering a new treatment for twin-twin transfusion syndrome, also known as TTTS, using laser energy to seal off the blood vessels that shunt blood between two fetuses that share the same placenta.

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Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction: 2008

Fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) is a rare condition that is caused by a blockage of fetal urination. Because the baby cannot empty the bladder, the baby’s bladder subsequently becomes very large and distended. Learn more about what LA Fetal Surgery is doing to correct this fetal condition in utero.

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