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Dr. John Read, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine •  Male • Age 73

Dr. Read

Franciscan Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates

1608 S J St Fl 1 Tacoma, WA 98405
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Dr. John Read, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Tacoma, WA. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine, neonatal medicine, and more.

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Dr read is awesome he delivered both my sons c sections..
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Dr. Read saved my baby's and my own lives. He called me from out of state on a Saturday where he had been proctoring medical exams because he was told that I had called in for something.
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Care Philosophy

John Read, MD, is a board-certified perinatologist who specializes in multiple births, as well as managing diabetes in pregnancy. Dr. Read is committed to using the most technologically advanced ultrasound techniques and other techniques to accuratel...


  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Perinatal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology


University Of Southern California
Fellowship Hospital
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
University Of California School Of Medicine
Medical School
Walter Reed Army MC
Internship Hospital


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Dr. Read's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Read treats Thrombosis more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Read treats this condition more than 29% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Pregnancy Ultrasound

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Read performs Pregnancy Ultrasound more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Read performs this procedure more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Read's conditions and procedures:

  • Advanced Fetal Ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Doppler Test
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Disorders
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Genetic Testing
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Obesity
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Thrombosis
  • Ultrasound
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC