Dr. Kimberly DeStefano, MD

Dr. Kimberly DeStefano, MD

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
44 y/o
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Dr. Kimberly DeStefano, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine doctor who practices in Austin, TX. She is 44 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

North Austin Maternal Fetal Medcine PLLC

12200 Renfert Way Ste G-3

Austin, TX 78758
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeStefano "Kimberly DeStefano MD, specializes in Maternal Fetal Medicine treating women with high risk pregnancies. This means after she completed her Obstetric and Gynecology physician training, Dr. DeStefano received three more years fellowship training in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Relationship is our uncommon offering at North Austin Maternal Medicine, PLLC. Being or having the potential of a high risk pregnancy is a difficult time. North Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians and staff provide comprehensive and compassionate patient care in a friendly environment. Our high risk pregnancy care is geared not only to the woman, but also to her family, including her children. A high risk pregnancy may include women who have diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney or heart disease, multiple gestations, decreased fetal movement, post dates, preterm labor or other issues regarding the baby?s growth and development or function of the placenta. Women of advanced maternal age or who have had a child with birth defects or a family history can benefit from this specialized care. North Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine provides ultrasound scans, non-stress tests, amniocentesis, genetic counseling and the full spectrum of services for high risk pregnancies."

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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Dementia
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Fetal Disorders
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Lupus
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Miscarriages
  • Nuchal Translucency
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Septal Defect
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy

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Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • C-Section
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
  • Doppler Test
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • The University Of Texas At San Antonio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • The George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of South Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Teaching Attending Award from Chief Resident class, 2006
  • Sergio-Fabro Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004
  • APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006
Media & Publications
  • Does anti B2-glycoprotein 1 improve the detection rate of antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy?, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeStefano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DeStefano to family and friends
3.7
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. DeStefano's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Austin, TX |
We love Dr. DeStefano and the entire staff at the North Austin Center. With being an older couple we are seen frequently and have always had our questions and concerns answered. The Dr. and staff at the office has made our pregnancy much easier and comfortable. We appreciate Dr. DeStefano and the staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. DeStefano accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. DeStefano has admitting privileges

St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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