Arizona doctor saves infants in multiple births

PHOENIX (AP) — Some people are calling him "the quad god" because of his reputation for saving infants in multiple births.

From all over the country, women pregnant with more than one baby move to the Phoenix metropolitan area to receive care from Dr. John Elliott.

He has delivered multiples from Russia, Mexico and Greece and has published 24 articles and book chapters about his work with triplets and above.

Elliott has delivered two sets of sextuplets, 102 sets of quadruplets and more than 700 sets of triplets.

Last month, Elliott delivered his 14th set of quintuplets.

The Arizona Republic ( says the babies constituted the second set of quints to be delivered at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa.


Information from: The Arizona Republic,

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