Valley Perinatal Blog

About Us

Valley Perinatal is a maternal fetal medicine (MFM) practice dedicated to reducing pre-term delivery and creating the best possible outcomes for high-risk expectant mothers. Directed by Dr. John Elliott, MFM specialists at Valley co-manage pregnant women alongside their OB/GYN, leading to higher gestational ages and decreased NICU admissions.

Valley Perinatal Services Announces New Company Leadership

Arizona’s leading Maternal-Fetal Medicine practice names new Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director.   August 10, 2018, Mesa, AZ — Valley Perinatal Services (VPS) today announced that it has hired Pamela Young as CEO and named Dr. Ravindu Gunatilake as Medical Director. The organizational change is designed to further accelerate the growth of Valley Perinatal […]


High-Risk Pregnancies & Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists

Approximately 60 percent of U.S. women of reproductive age are obese or overweight. A high-risk pregnancy is defined as one in which the health of the mother or her baby is threatened. Obesity is a top concern during pregnancy because it often leads to conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes. Of course, there […]