Alvie C. Richardson, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Alvie C. Richardson, M.D.

Dr. Richardson joined San Diego Perinatal Center in 2019. He earned his medical degree at University of Nevada, Reno and completed a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at Brown University. Dr. Richardson’s clinical areas of expertise include preconception care; specialty prenatal care addressing opioid dependence and multi-fetal pregnancies; and obstetric, maternal and fetal complications.


High-Risk Obstetrics/Fetal Ultrasound

Mailing Address

7910 Frost Street
Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92123

Business Phone

Office: 858-966-6710
Fax: 858-966-6266

Medical School

University of Nevada, Reno

Fellowship Training

Brown University

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)

Clinical Expertise and Interests

  • Preconception care:
    • Care for women with underlying medical illness considering pregnancy or with prior adverse pregnancy outcomes
    • Women considering assisted reproductive technology or surrogacy
  • Specialized prenatal care:
    • Opioid dependence
    • Multifetal pregnancies
  • Obstetric complications:
    • Recurrent pregnancy loss
    • Cervical incompetence
    • Preterm birth prevention
  • Maternal complications:
    • Maternal cardiac disease
    • Maternal endocrine disease including diabetes or thyroid disorders
    • Maternal hematologic conditions including inherited and acquired thrombophilia
    • Maternal hypertensive, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, neurologic disease, or trauma/critical care in pregnancy
    • Previous surgical complications including gastric bypass
    • Morbid obesity
  • Fetal complications:
    • Fetal Growth disorders
    • Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
  • Procedures:
    • Cerclage: cervical and abdominal
    • Amniocentesis
    • Percutaneous umbilical cord sampling and in-utero fetal transfusion

San Diego Perinatal Center physicians work with obstetricians who deliver at all local hospitals. Any deliveries with our physicians, and all total obstetric care patient deliveries, are at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital.