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About Maryam Tarsa, MD

Maryam Tarsa, MD, is a board-certified perinatologist who specializes in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies. Perinatologists, also known as maternal-fetal medicine specialists, care for pregnant women who have an increased chance that they or their babies will have health concerns.

Dr. Tarsa's expertise includes fetal imaging and treating pregnant women with a variety of medical conditions including congenital cardiac disorders, autoimmune disorders, and transplant recipients. She also cares for women having twins or higher-order multiples.

Dr. Tarsa finds obstetrics to be an exciting and rewarding profession. She considers it an honor to provide care for women during their pregnancy and to be part of the miracle of childbirth.

As a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Tarsa instructs medical students, residents and fellows.

She has published numerous book chapters and co-authored many abstracts and journal articles. Her work has appeared in British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and Journal of Clinical Anesthesia.

Dr. Tarsa completed her fellowship and residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Tarsa is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine.

She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American Medical Association.

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For more information on care for complicated pregnancies, see Maternal-Fetal Care.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Farsi

Date Joined Staff

  • 2005-06-01

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Prenatal Diagnosis and Imaging
  • Maternal Medical Disorders
  • Pregnant Women With Autoimmune Disorders
  • Pregnant Women With Transplants
  • Pregnant Women with Cardiac Disorders
  • Multiple Birth
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted