Our Team

The Fetal Care Center of Tampa Bay offers compassionate, highly skilled care for babies diagnosed in the womb with serious conditions. Our specialized physicians represent every maternal and pediatric medical specialty you or your baby may need for comprehensive, high-quality care, from diagnosis through delivery and follow-up care.

Medical Director

Anthony O. Odibo, MD, earned his medical degree at the University of Benin, Nigeria and completed his OB/GYN residency in the United Kingdom and at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Odibo completed a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at University of Connecticut's School of Medicine, with additional training in in-utero procedures in London, Paris, and Leuven. He underwent further fellowship training in Clinical Epidemiology, resulting in a Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the USF Health Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine as a Professor in October, 2014.

A fetal therapist, Dr. Odibo performs in-utero procedures to include: laser treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome, fetal transfusions to treat severe fetal anemia and fetal shunts. Dr. Odibo's areas of clinical interest include management of high-risk pregnancies, prenatal diagnosis and genetic screening. His research interests include first-trimester screening for adverse pregnancy outcomes, the epidemiology of preterm delivery and intrauterine growth-restriction as well as evaluation of new technologies using decision analytical modeling. Dr. Odibo sees patients at USF Health South Tampa Center, Tampa General Hospital and Genesis at Healthpark.

Fetal Care Center Coordinator

Sara Zientara, BSN, RNC

Meet Our Specialized Teams

Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists at University of South Florida Women's Health offer in-depth diagnostic services and develop personalized treatment plans. Our newborn medicine specialists at Tampa General Hospital and pediatric cardiology specialists at All Children's Hospital provide the most comprehensive and sensitive care for babies before and after they are born.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Judette Louis, MD

Jerome Yankowitz, MD

Stephanie Romero, MD

Valerie Whiteman, MD


Terri Ashmeade, MD

Michael Fant, MD

Maya Balakrishnan, MD

Ronald Sutsko, MD

Jaime Flores-Torres, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Charles Paidas, M.D.

Carrie Laituri, MD

Noor Kassira, MD

Drew Rideout, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Arthur E. Marlin, MD

Sarah J. Gaskill, MD

Pediatric Cardiology

Gul Dadlani, MD

Kathryn Nardell, MD

Thieu Nguyen, MD