Pregnancy and Cardiac Treatment (PACT) Program

The UCSF Pregnancy and Cardiac Treatment (PACT) Program provides specialized preconception and prenatal care for women with heart disease. This includes women with acquired heart conditions, such as cardiomyopathy and arrhythmias, as well as birth defects of the heart. Our team has specialists in maternal-fetal medicine, cardiology, obstetric anesthesia and social work. Our goal is to help our patients achieve the best possible health and pregnancy outcomes.

Founded in 2008, the PACT Program has successfully managed hundreds of pregnancies. We see patients on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Obstetrics, Gynecology & Perinatal Specialties at Mission Bay – Fourth Street Clinic. You must have a doctor’s referral to make an appointment with the program.

Our Services

  • Obstetric and cardiologic consultations during pregnancy
  • Perinatal genetics testing
  • Prenatal fetal echocardiography
  • Specialized labor and delivery unit
  • Special anesthetic management during labor
  • Postpartum maternal follow-up program

Doctor referral required

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    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    Related clinics

    Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mission Bay – Owens Street

    1500 Owens St., Suite 380
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mount Zion

    2356 Sutter St.
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    Obstetrics, Gynecology & Perinatal Specialties at Mission Bay – Fourth Street

    Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building

    1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94158

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