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Valley Perinatal and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center significantly lower extreme pre-term births

Valley Perinatal Services today announced that as a result of the leadership of its perinatologist, Dr. Ravi Gunatilake, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center was able to decrease the number of extreme pre-term births by 43 percent in the second half of 2016. Births before 28 weeks of pregnancy are known as extreme pre-term births and have only […]


Dr. John Elliott Guides Successful Gestation and Delivery of 22nd Set of Quintuplets

Valley Perinatal Services today announced that leading perinatologist, Dr. John Elliott, working closely with Dr. William Chavira OB/GYN of Phoenix, AZ, has successfully guided the delivery of his 22nd set of quintuplets, this time for a mother who relocated temporarily from Virginia to Arizona to be closer to Dr. Elliott and his team. “It’s always […]


Newsweek – The Risk of High Order Multiples

A few years ago, Dr. Elliott appeared on a Newsweek segment about high order multiples. Dr. Elliott discusses the challenges associated with pregnancies of high order multiples. Throughout his career, Dr. Elliott has battled popular sentiment in the medical community about how to approach multi-gestational pregnancies and over time has developed one of the most […]


Dr Elliott on the Morning Scramble

Dr. Elliott recently appeared on the Morning Scramble to talk about his experience in managing multi-gestational births. His delivery record at the time of this segment includes over 700 sets of triplets, 102 sets of quadruplets, 14 sets of quadruplets, and two sets of sextuplets. Expecting mothers of multiples are coming to him from all […]