Dolores H. PretoriusDirector, Professor | La Jolla, California
Dolores H. Pretorius, MD, is a board-certified radiologist who specializes in fetal imaging and ultrasound imaging. As the director of fetal imaging at UC San Diego Health’s Maternal-Fetal Care and Genetics, she performs ultrasound scans on expectant mothers to check for problems with fetal development or other problems during pregnancy. During fetal imaging examinations, Dr. Pretorius may make diagnoses that help guide treatment for a woman or her baby before and after birth. She also performs ultrasound examinations in adults and children.
She completed a fellowship in body imaging at University of Colorado School of Medicine and a residency in radiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Pretorius earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is board-certified in diagnostic radiology.
Dr. Pretorius is a fellow of the American College of Radiology, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound. She is a member of numerous medical organizations, including the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Radiological Society of North America, among others.