Dr. Kimberly A. DeStefano, MD

Dr. Kimberly A. DeStefano, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine | Female | 43 years old

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.Read more

North Austin Maternal Fetal Medcine PLLC
12200 Renfert Way Ste G-3
Austin, TX 78758 Get Directions
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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.Read more

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Dr. DeStefano's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. DeStefano's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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
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  • Media & Publications
    • Does anti B2-glycoprotein 1 improve the detection rate of antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy?, 2009

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  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Health Science Center

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    George Washington University Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    The George Washington University Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of South Florida

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    The University of Texas at San Antonio

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

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