CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center | January 23, 2023 | Read time : 02:00 min
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a member of CHA Health Systems, recently announced a new partnership with Los Angeles Fetal Surgery to provide life-saving and revolutionary fetal surgery to pregnant women and their unborn babies with birth defects. It will be the only fetal surgery center in the U.S.
Los Angeles Fetal Surgery, a joint program between USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, offers minimally invasive fetal treatments to reduce or cure adverse outcomes due to fatal conditions, which would otherwise result in the baby's death or irreversible organ damage. Dr. Ramen Chmait, an international expert in minimally invasive fetal surgery, will direct the program. He has produced over 200 manuscripts and book chapters in fetal medicine and surgery over the past 20 years.
"The goal of the Los Angeles Fetal Surgery Program at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian is to treat unborn babies with innovative treatments while providing families with emotional support," said Ramen Chmait, MD, who also serves as an OB-GYN with Keck Medicine of USC.
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"Our collaborative structure ensures our patients have access to a wide variety of services and specialists. This affiliation with CHA HPMC only strengthens our commitment to successful outcomes,” he further added.
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According to the CDC, 1 in 33 U.S. newborns is born with a serious condition. The program will treat Spina Bifida, Vasa Previa, and Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. CHA HPMC, Los Angeles' second-largest maternity center, provides excellent prenatal and postpartum care. Fetal surgery will help CHA HPMC serve its community and improve results for expectant families.
About CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
(CHA HPMC) is a full-service hospital, providing acute care to the multicultural population of Hollywood and its neighboring regions since 1924. CHA Bio Group is known worldwide for its high-quality health care and advances in reproductive medicine. CHA HPMC has 469 acute care beds and 89 skilled nursing beds. The hospital employs about 550 doctors from 69 disciplines and 75 nationalities. It treats its various multicultural patients with kindness and compassion. CHA Health Systems, a dynamic global healthcare corporation with 86 hospitals and clinics, 30 research and 14 education institutes, along with 31 bio/pharmaceutical/healthcare enterprises, provides a wide range of services in seven countries.