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Peer Dar, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health
Practice Specialty
Clinical Genetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical Education
Sackler School of Medicine, New York
Assaf Harofeh Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Park at Eastchester
1695 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2374
Phone: (718) 405-8200
Fax: (718) 405-8024
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
Fax: (718) 920-6313
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 904-2000
Fax: (718) 904-2799
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Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 405-8200
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Montefiore Centennial
3332 Rochambeau Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2836
Phone: (718) 920-5157
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Montefiore At 141 South Central Avenue
141 South Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530-2319
Phone: (914) 287-7730
Fax: (914) 287-7728
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-9000
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Montefiore Women's Center at Apple Plaza
1075 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY 10583-3242
Phone: (914) 376-9100
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Montefiore Medical Village at Bronx River
4170 Bronx Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-9823
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Dr Pe'er Dar is the director of the Division of Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health at Montefiore Medical Center. He is also a Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His postgraduate training included residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and High Risk Pregnancies in Israel, residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellowship in Clinical Genetics in the USA and training in Fetal Surgery in Europe.

Under Dr Dar's leadership, the Prenatal and Gynecological Ultrasound services see over 40,000 visits every year. He especially specializes in first trimester screening for chromosome (like Down syndrome) and structural problems of the fetus; detailed fetal anatomy scans in early and late second trimester; fetal echocardiography (scanning of the fetal heart); fetal neurosonography (scanning of the fetal brain) and management of placental complications like placenta accreta. As a trained geneticist Dr Dar performed thousands of prenatal diagnosis procedures like chorionic villi sampling, amniocentesis; cordocentesis and placental biopsies.

Dr Dar's main focus for over the last 10 years is advancing the care of women that carry babies who suffer from problems that can affect their lives. To this end he established the fetal medicine team collaboration at Montefiore Medical Center. He was one of the first experts in the tri-state area to perform a fetoscopic laser surgery on twins suffering from twin to twin transfusion syndrome. In collaboration with specialists from the Children Hospital at Montefiroe, Dr Dar and his team performed several EXIT (EX utero Intrapartum treatment) procedures. These complicated procedures, which require collaboration of dozens of professionals in the operating room, are mostly done to guarantee an airway for babies that will otherwise die if born without the procedure. The fetal team under his leadership also performs Radio Frequency ablations (RFA) for Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion (TRAP) sequence Selective fetal reductions, fetal blood transfusions, in-utero placement of vesico-amniotic shunts and thoracoamniotic shunts.

Dr Dar is very active in research and he is currently the principal investigator in more than 10 studies including international multicenter studies. Many of his trainees in Maternal Fetal Medicine are now leaders in other centers in NYC and across the USA.

Peer Dar, MD, Clinical Genetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology