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Texas Medical Center

Fetal Intervention, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Phone: 832-822-2229
Fax: 832-825-9403


6651 Main Street
Suite F420, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Ahmed A. Nassr, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Perinatal Surgery 2017
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Research Fellowship Maternal Fetal Medicine 2015
Faculty of Medicine – Assiut University, Egypt PhD Doctor of Philosopy 2014
Faculty of Medicine – Assiut University, Egypt Masters Master of Science 2009
University of Assiut, Egypt Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008
Faculty of Medicine – Assiut University, Egypt Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2003


Clinical Interests:

Fetal intervention, fetal surgery, fetal growth restriction, advanced obstetric ultrasound

Research Interests:

Fetal intervention, Fetal Doppler evaluation, fetal echocardiography, advanced fetal imaging


Organization Name Role
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Member
Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Nassr AA, Shazly SA, Morris SA, Ayres N, Espinoza J, Olutoye OA, Sexson SK, Olutoye OO, Fraser CD, Jr., Belfort MA, Shamshirsaz AA.  Prenatal Management of Fetal Intrapericardial Teratoma: A Systematic Review. Prenatal Diagnosis 2017 Jul 10. doi: 10.1002/pd.5113. [Epub ahead of print].

Nassr AA, Ness A, Hosseinzadeh P, Salmanian B, Espinoza J, Berger V, Werner E, Erfani H, Welty S, Bateni ZH, Shamshirsaz AA, Popek E, Ruano R, Davis AS, Lee TC, Keswani S, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Belfort MA, Shamshirsaz AA.  Outcome and treatment of antenatally diagnosed non-immune hydrops fetalis. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy 2017 Jun 24. doi: 10.1159/000475990. [Epub ahead of print].

Nassr AA, Erfani H, Espinoza J, Fisher JE, Ogunleye O, Belfort MA, Shamshirsaz AA.  Fetal Interventional Procedures and Surgeries: A Practical Journal of Perinatal Medicine 2017 May 24. pii: /j/jpme.ahead-of-print/jpm-2017-0015/jpm-2017-0015.xml. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2017-0015. [Epub ahead of print].

Nassr AA, Shamshirsaz AA, Belfort MA, Espinoza J. Spontaneous resolution of mirror syndrome following fetal interventions for fetal anemia as a consequence of twin to twin transfusion syndrome. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 2017 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/uog.17501. [Epub ahead of print].

Nassr AA, Koh CK, Shamshirsaz AA, Espinoza J, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Sharhan D, Welty S, Angelo J, Roth D, Belfort MA, Braun M, Ruano R. Are ultrasound renal aspects associated with urinary biochemistry in fetuses with lower urinary tract obstruction? Prenatal Diagnosis 2016 Dec;36(13):1206-1210.

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