Alvie C. Richardson, M.D.

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 140
San Diego, CA 92123

Business Phone


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