Dr. Karen Wharton MD
- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Richmond, VA
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Dr. Karen Wharton, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Richmond, VA, with other offices in Richmond, VA and Richmond, VA. Their specialties include Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Wharton is affiliated with Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, Bon Secours-Memorial Regional Medical and Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital. They speak English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Karen Wharton has the following 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
The main responsibility of a perinatologists, also known as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, is to treat, monitor and assist pregnant mothers through high-risk pregnancies. This includes high blood pressure, early labor and bleeding. They’re also able to identify birth defects and then recommend necessary treatments to support your baby before he/she is born.
Other reasons you may need to see a perinatologist during your pregnancy include diabetes, problems with a previous pregnancy or carrying twins. Having completed OB-GYN training, they’re experts on the female reproductive system with additional specialized training in un-routine pregnancies. So, whether you know you’re at risk going into your pregnancy or problems arise unexpectedly, perinatologists can help you.
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