Perinatologists and Other Maternal Fetal Care Specialists

The highly trained physicians and specialists of the Maternal Fetal Care Center are exceptional, caring, committed professionals. They know how difficult a high-risk pregnancy can be for a family, and they know how rewarding a successful pregnancy can be as well.

They also have the resources, technology and cutting-edge research of a leading academic medical center behind them. If you are going through or considering a high-risk pregnancy, you won’t find any better team to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

The team includes highly qualified nurses who have extensive training in obstetrics and high risk pregnancies. In addition, genetic counseling is provided by experienced genetic counselors in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of medical experts.

Program Physicians

Fredrik F. Broekhuizen, MD

Meredith Cruz, MD, MPH

Judith Hibbard, MD

Cresta Jones, MD 

Erika Peterson, MD

Maternal/Fetal Genetic Counselors

Kendra Mikulec, MS, CGC 
Certified Genetic Counselor

Sam Stachowiak, MS
Genetic Counselor

Barbara Szlendakova, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor

Yi-Lee Ting, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor

Registered Nurses

Amy Borden, RN
Rebecca Cataldo, RN
Michelle Clark, RN, Nurse Manager
Ana Zientek, RN


Rene Damask, RDMS
Lori Julius, RDMS
Kate Meyer, RDMS
Deborah Penzkover, RDMS
Rachel Pollard, RDMS
Heather R. Smith, RDMS