Welcome to our specialised Foetal Medicine Department at Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital in Abu Dhabi. We understand the importance of comprehensive prenatal care and strive to offer exceptional services for expectant mothers and their unborn babies.

About Foetal Medicine:

Our Foetal Medicine Department is committed to providing advanced care for both routine and complex foetal conditions. Led by a team of highly skilled specialists and equipped with cutting-edge technology, we offer precise diagnostics and tailored treatment plans to ensure the well-being of both mother and baby.

Comprehensive Prenatal Care:

From expert consultations to advanced foetal screenings and diagnostics, our department offers comprehensive prenatal care. We focus on early detection, monitoring, and management of foetal conditions, ensuring the best possible outcomes for every pregnancy.

Specialised Services:

Our dedicated team provides a range of services, including foetal ultrasound, genetic testing, foetal echocardiography, and interventions when necessary. We prioritise providing families with the information and support needed to make informed decisions about their pregnancy.

Clinical services:


  • Level 3 advanced obstetric ultrasound for low and high-risk pregnancies including twins and high order multiple pregnancies. This is typically conducted between 19-22 weeks' gestation, although it can be performed at any time after 19 weeks
  • 3D/4D ultrasound scans
  • First trimester markers such as nuchal translucency, nasal bone, tricuspid regurgitation, ductus venosus doppler
  • Foetal echocardiography
  • Prenatal doppler including, but not limited to, umbilical artery, middle vertebral artery, ductus venosus, umbilical vein
  • Foetal biophysical profile
  • Cervical assessment
  • Gynaecological scans
  • Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)


  • Multidisciplinary counselling by a perinatologist and/or or other paediatric specialists as required
  • Prenatal genetic counselling for genetic diseases

Invasive procedures:

  • Diagnostic procedures:
    • Amniocentesis
    • Chorionic villus sampling
    • Cordocentesis
    • Amnioinfusion
  • Therapeutic foetal interventions (after 28 weeks' gestation)
    • Amniodrainage
    • Cephalocentesis, vesicocentesis and pleurocentesis

Follow-up of patients of the Foetal Medicine Unit is undertaken for the whole pregnancy, including intrapartum care.

Note: Patient reports will be directly sent to the referring physician and the hospital Medical Records Department by either email/printout on the day of the scan.

At Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital in Abu Dhabi, we recognise the significance of this precious phase of life. Our goal is to support expecting families by offering compassionate care, expert guidance, and the highest standard of medical expertise throughout the journey to parenthood. Contact us today to learn more about our Foetal Medicine Services at Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital Abu Dhabi.