Valley Perinatal Services serves the women and future parents of Arizona. The practice is directed by Dr John Elliott, one of the leading perinatologists specializing in multi-gestational births. Dr Elliott is consistently listed in “Best Doctors in America”, Guide to America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists”, “America’s Top Doctors”, and in the top 1% of perinatalogists by US News and World Report.
In September 2012 Dr Elliott supervised the care and delivery of two sets of quintuplets at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, AZ. On September 6th, Carmen Matthews delivered her quintuplets at 34 weeks gestational age. On September 26th Meryl Ferraro delivered her quintuplets at 32 weeks and 5 days gestational age. Both mothers and all ten babies are doing well at this time. The average gestational age for the delivery of quintuplets in America is 28 weeks. The average gestational age for quintuplets under Dr. Elliott’s care is 33 weeks and 1 day. Dr. Elliott has delivered 14 sets of quintuplets in his career. He is renowned for his ability to extend the time in the womb, effectively reducing handicaps and other ailments associated with preterm delivery.