Dr A D Christie, owner and Head of Pregnancy scans, has now completed 51 years of experience and expertise in this application, and has been involved in the introduction of clinical ultrasound in 46 different world countries (including USA and Australia), ALL by invitation.

He is also holder of "The Ian Donald Silver Medal", an international award for early achievments in development and applications. He is also the only recipient of the award in Scotland.


Dr Christie, an Aberdonian, graduate of Aberdeen University and Dundee University is the most experienced ultrasound baby scanning operator in Scotland. He has been at the forefront of ultrasound development and application since 1965 and is internationally recognised for his experience and expertise. Dr Christie is assisted by Miss Kayleigh McQueen who is a Qualified Pregnancy Ultrasound Applications Specialist.

In 1991 Dr Christie was awarded the 'Ian Donald Silver Memorial Medal' by the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) for services to the teaching and clinical applications of ultrasound. He is the only holder in Scotland of this International Award for his experience and expertise in development of ultrasound imaging.

He was Head of the Department of Obstetric Ultrasound at the University of Dundee Medical School from 1970 to 1995..

In recent years he has held posts as Professor of Diagnostic Ultrasound at the Universities of Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok, Istanbul, Zagreb and Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia. He has also been guest Professor over a period of many years at Copenhagen University Hospital.

43rd Anniversary

In 1973/74, Dr A.D. Christie introduced the offer of Routine Early Pregnancy Scans for viability and dating, and also 20 week scans for the detection of major abnormalities, to all pregnant women in Perth and Dundee - The first hospitals in the UK to do so.

3D Imaging
22nd Anniversary

In 1993, Dr Christie introduced the first 3D image scans in Tayside. His experience in this field cannot be matched anywhere in Scotland.

Professor Ian Donald

Professor Ian Donald of Glasgow University

who was the scanning pioneer and the inspiration for my interest in the development and progressive application of ultrasound diagnostics and management in:


in Scotland.


Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy Areas

Cost of Scans from these areas will be reduced by discounts which will be offered as follows: -

Aberdeen Area £20

Edinburgh Area £20

Kirkcaldy Area £10

These discounts are offered to assist the cost of fuel required to visit Perth when booking appointments for Option 3 or higher.


From January 1st 2017 the OPTIONS and PRICES have been altered due to opinions and advice, until Summer 2017.

We have also been advised and agreed to restrict our SCANS to Mornings only.

Accordingly, we are now offering Half-Hourly appointments which commence at 9 a.m., and the final appointments will be at 1 pm.

This is due to the fact that we have been asked to take part in Scan Training - which is not a short process, in order to train sufficiently qualified and reliable scanning operators, in our opinion.

Dr Alexander Christie

M Kayleigh McQueen


A rare pictire of Fetal Eyes Open


Team Photo - Baby Scan Studio Perth



The FIRST NHS scans are scheduled for 13 - 14 weeks pregnant.

We offer Reassurance scans from 5 weeks to 12 weeks which is particularly relevant to clients who have experienced early pregnancy problems. No need to wait a further 8 or 9 weeks to find out if the pregnancy is viable.


Full details of ALL our SCAN OPTIONS can be seen on the 'Packages and Prices' page.


This is a family-run business, dedicated to offering a superior service at the lowest possible cost.

We do not use cheaper portable scanners, which may restrict image quality.

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