Ahmet Alexander Baschat, MD

Director of the center for fetal therapy at john hopkins

"In my years of service, I have seen how much The TTTS Foundation has been a help to the families affected by twin to twin transfusion syndrome – including TAPS, SIUGR, and TRAP - both in education, and in encouraging speedy access to life-saving care."

Ahmet Baschat MB BCh, FACOG, is director of the Center for Fetal Therapy and professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.  Dr. Baschat received his undergraduate and medical degrees from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He earned his doctorate in medicine from the University of Lübeck, where he also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. After completing additional residencies at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and at University of Maryland Medical Center, and a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at UMMC, he went on to develop its Center for Advanced Fetal Care, and was professor and director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the Section of Fetal Therapy at the University of Maryland, before joining Johns Hopkins in 2014.  His areas of clinical expertise include prenatal diagnosis and therapy of a wide range of fetal conditions, including twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) including TAPS, SIUGR and TRAP, as well as other complications of monochorionic twin pregnancies.