Mauro H. Schenone, M.D.

  1. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist


Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Mauro H. Schenone, M.D. is a board certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist with extensive experience in the management of high-risk pregnancies. Before joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Schenone served as the Maternal Fetal Medicine Division Director at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He had a key role in establishing the fetal therapy program in Memphis, where he performed many successful fetal therapy procedures. During Dr. Schenone's tenure, the program became recognized as a member of the North American Fetal Therapy Network.

He received his Medical Degree - Cum Laude from the University of Carabobo, Venezuela and completed his residency in OB/GYN at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He later completed his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

He has coauthored guidelines in the field of fetal anemia that are currently used worldwide.

Dr. Schenone's passion for fetal diagnosis and therapy has led him to pioneer an ultrasound method for prediction of fetal lung maturity using Doppler. A summary of the work on non-invasive methods of predicting fetal lung maturity is included in his chapter within a widely used OBGYN ultrasound textbook.

He has also led research on middle cerebral artery Doppler to predict fetal anemia and fetal infection. He has participated on studies on fetal endotracheal occlusion, fetal gastroschisis, as well as methods on improving and measuring the quality of prenatal ultrasound. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 publications including more than 30 peer-reviewed articles, many abstracts and book chapters, and he serves as a reviewer for high impact journals in the field of OBGYN.

Dr. Schenone is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a member of several professional societies including the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society, the International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and the American Institute of Ultrasound in medicine.

  1. Amniotic band syndrome
  2. Bladder outlet obstruction
  3. CCAM
  4. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  5. Congenital heart disease
  6. Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome
  7. Conjoined twins
  8. Fetal anemia
  9. Fetal heart disease
  10. Fetal isoimmunization
  11. Hydrops fetalis
  12. Myelomeningocele
  13. Pleural effusion
  14. Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  15. TRAP sequence
  16. TTTS
  17. Twin anemia-polycythemia sequence
  1. Amniotic band release surgery
  2. Chorionic villus sampling
  3. Cordocentesis
  4. EXIT procedure
  5. Fetal shunt placement
  6. Fetal surgery
  7. Fetal ultrasound
  8. Fetoscopic laser ablation
  9. Fetoscopy
  10. Intrauterine transfusion
  11. Radiofrequency ablation
  • Fetal surgery
  • Fetal diagnosis and imaging
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Multiple gestations
  • Fetal growth restriction

Rochester, Minnesota


  1. 2016
    Maternal & Fetal MedicineAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  2. 2014
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology