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Contributors

Editors

Alan H. DeCherney, MD
Chief, Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Lauren Nathan, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Osbstetrics and Gynecology
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Neri Laufer, MD
Professor and Chairman Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hadassah University Hospital
Ein Kerem
Jerusalem, Israel

Ashley S. Roman, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Authors

Paola Aghajanian, MD
Clinical Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Los Angeles County–University of Southern California Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases

Connie Alford, MD
Clinical Fellow
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Physiology of Reproduction in Women

Gayane Ambartsumyan, MD, PhD
Fellow Physician
Division of REI, Deptartment of Ob/Gyn
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Northridge, California
Infertility

Danielle D. Antosh, MD
Fellow
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC
Perioperative, Intraoperative, & Postoperative Complications in Gynecologic Surgery

Carol L. Archie, MD
Associate Clinical Professor Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Normal & Abnormal Labor & Delivery

Christina Arnett, MD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Southern California Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Hematologic Disorders in Pregnancy

Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Thyroid & Other Endocrine Disorders During Pregnancy

Dvora Bauman, MD
Chaiman of Israeli PAG (Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology) Society
Head of PAG Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bikur Holim Hospital
Jerusalem, Israel
Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Shmuel Benenson, MD
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Hadassah–Hebrew University Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Helene B. Bernstein, MD
Associate Professor
Reproductive Biology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Normal Pregnancy

Jacob Bornstein MD, MPA
Professor and Associate Dean,
Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee,
Bar-Ilan University Chairman,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Western Galilee Hospital,
Nahariya, Israel President,
The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)
Benign Disorders of the Vulva & Vagina


Prof Amnon Brzezinski, MD
Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hadassah Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel
Contraception & Family Planning

Ronald T. Burkman, MD
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, Massachusetts
Contraception & Family Planning

Melissa C. Bush, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California, Irvine
Orange, California
Multiple Gestation

Wendy Y. Chang, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Amenorrhea

Biing-Jaw Chen, MD
Anesthesiologist
Torrance, California
Obstetric Analgesia & Anesthesia

Alan H. DeCherney, MD
Chief, Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Imaging in Gynecology; Infertility; Amenorrhea; Assisted Reproductive Technologies: In Vivo Fertilization & Related Techniques

Catherine M. DeUgarte, MD
Assistant Clinical Volunteer Faculty
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Embryology of the Urogenital System & Congenital Abnormalities of the Genital Tract

Oliver Dorigo, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Gynecologic Oncology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Premalignant & Malignant Disorders of the Uterine Corpus; Radiation & Chemotherapy for Gynecologic Cancers

Samantha M. Dunham, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York
Early Pregnancy Risks

Wafic M. ElMasri, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Gynecologic Oncology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Radiation & Chemotherapy for Gynecologic Cancers

Nicole D. Fleming, MD
Fellow
Gynecologic Oncology
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Premalignant & Malignant Disorders of the Uterine Corpus

Amy A. Flick, MD
Fellow
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Maternal Physiology During Pregnancy; Fetal & Early Neonatal Physiology

Michael D. Fox, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
University of Florida,
Jackonsonville, Florida
Endometriosis

Nathan S. Fox, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
Critical Care Obstetrics; Renal & Urinary Tract Disorders in Pregnancy

Shahin Ghadir, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Infertility

Johanna Weiss Goldberg, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College, Cornell University
New York, New York
Critical Care Obstetrics

T. Murphy Goodwin, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Nervous System & Autoimmune Disorders in Pregnancy

Jeffrey S. Greenspoon, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
Olive-View UCLA Medial Center
Los Angeles, California
Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy

Simi Gupta, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University
New York, New York
Imaging in Obstetrics

Vivian P. Halfin, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Afshan B. Hameed, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology
Medical Director, Obstetrics
University of California, Irvine
Orange, California
Cardiac & Pulmonary Disorders in Pregnancy

Ryan J. Heitmann, DO
Clinical Fellow
Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System

Micah J. Hill, DO
Clinical Fellow
Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Bethesda, Maryland
Imaging in Gynecology

Prof Drorith Hochner-Celnikier, MD
Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hadassah Medical Organization
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
Gynecologic History, Examination, & Diagnostic Procedures

Christine H. Holschneider, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Surgical Diseases & Disorders in Pregnancy; Premalignant & Malignant Disorders of the Uterine Cervix

Andy Huang, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Genetic Disorders & Sex Chromosome Abnormalities

Marc H. Incerpi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Operative Delivery

Carla Janzen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy

Daniel A. Kahn, MD, PhD
Chief Resident Physician
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Maternal Physiology During Pregnancy; Fetal & Early Neonatal Physiology

Laura Kalayjian, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Co-director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Nervous System & Autoimmune Disorders in Pregnancy

Amer Karam, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
The Breast; Premalignant & Malignant Disorders of the Vulva & Vagina

Charles Kawada, MD
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Gynecologic History, Examination, & Diagnostic Procedures

Lisa K. Kelly, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Normal Newborn Assessment & Care; Neonatal Resuscitation

Izabella Khachikyan, MD
Research Fellow
Department of PRAE
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Benign Disorders of the Uterine Cervix

Karen Kish, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Austin, Texas
Malpresentation & Cord Prolapse

Chad K. Klauser, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York
Gastrointestinal Disorders in Pregnancy

Wing-Fai Kwan, MD
Anesthesiologist
Torrance, CA
Obstetric Analgesia & Anesthesia

Ofer Lavie, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Faculty of Medicine of the Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel
Benign Disorders of the Ovaries & Oviducts

Richard H. Lee, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Fellowship Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Nervous System & Autoimmune Disorders in Pregnancy

Gary Levy, MD, MAJ, MC, USA
Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Clinical Instructor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, Maryland
Premalignant & Malignant Disorders of the Ovaries & Oviducts

Jessica S. Lu, MPH
Medical Student
UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Public Health
UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Los Angeles, California
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Gillian Mackay, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Pelvic Infections

Somjate Manipalviratn, MD
Department of Obstetric-Gynecology and Infertility
Superior A.R.T.
Bangkok, Thailand
Genetic Disorders & Sex Chromosome Abnormalities

John S. McDonald, MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, California
Obstetric Analgesia & Anesthesia

Shobha H. Mehta, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
Assessment of At-Risk Pregnancy

Konstantinos G. Michalakis, MD
Department of Reproductive Endocrinology
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Assisted Reproductive Technologies: In Vivo Fertilization & Related Techniques

David A. Miller, MD
Professor of Obsterics, Gynecology and Pediatrics
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Hypertension in Pregnancy

Martin N. Montoro, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Obstetric Gynecology
Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Keck School of Medicine/University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Cardiac & Pulmonary Disorders in Pregnancy

Aisling Murphy, MD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy

Kenneth N. Muse, Jr., MD
Associate Professor & Director
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Endometriosis

Lauren Nathan, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Menopause & Postmenopause

Unzila Nayeri, MD
Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Congenital Fetal Infections

Sahadat K. Nurudeen, MD
Resident Physician
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC
Physiology of Reproduction in Women

Sue M. Palmer, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Texas
Houston, Texas
Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy

Alan S. Penzias, MD
Surgical Director
Boston IVF
Boston, Massachusetts
Assisted Reproductive Technologies: In Vivo Fertilization & Related Techniques

Martin L. Pernoll, MD
Executive Dean
Kansas University School of Medicine
Kansas City, Kansas
Multiple Gestations

Caroline Pessel, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
The Normal Puerperium

Sarah B. H. Poggi, MD
Medical Director
The Brock Family Perinatal Diagnostic Center
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Inova Alexandria Hospital
Arlington, Virginia
Postpartum Hemorrhage & the Abnormal Puerperium

Karen Purcell, MD, PhD
Director
Department of Reproductive Services
Fertility for Family
San Jose, California
Premalignant & Malignant Disorders of the Ovaries & Oviducts

Elisabeth L. Raab, MD, MPH
Attending Neonatologist
Department of Neonatology
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Normal Newborn Assessment & Care; Neonatal Resuscitation

Jeannine Rahimian, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Disproportionate Fetal Growth

Andrei Rebarber, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine and NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York
Renal & Urinary Tract Disorders in Pregnancy

Ariel Revel, MD
Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School
Jerusalem, Israel
Hirsuitism

Ashley S. Roman, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Normal & Abnormal Labor & Delivery; Imaging in Obstetrics; Late Pregnancy Complications; Hematologic Disorders in Pregnancy

Daniel H. Saltzman, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
Gastrointestinal Disorders in Pregnancy

Susan Sarajari, MD, PhD
Fellow
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Endometriosis

Asher Shushan, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel
Complications in Menstruation, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Alex Simon, MD
Director of IVF center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hadassah University Hospital
Ein-Kerem, Jerusalem
Amenorrhea


Ramada S. Smith, MD
Director
Gaston Perinatal Center, Gaston Memorial Hospital
Gastonia, North Carolina
Critical Care Obstetrics

Robert J. Sokol, MD
Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan
Assessment of At-Risk Pregnancy

Ella Speichinger, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Surgical Diseases & Disorders in Pregnancy

Pamela Stratton, MD
Head, Gynecology Consult Service
Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Bethesda, Maryland
Benign Disorders of the Uterine Cervix

Stacy L. Strehlow, MD
Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Southern California Women's and Children's Hospital
Los Angeles, California
Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy

Ann-Marie Surette, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York
Early Pregnancy Risks

Christopher M. Tarnay, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angles, California
Urinary Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Disorders

Stephen Thung, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Congenital Fetal Infections

Bradley Trivax, MD
Fellow, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
UCLA Medial Center
Los Angeles, California
Genetic Disorders & Sex Chromosome Abnormalities

Ming C. Tsai, MD
Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bellevue Hospital Center
NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York
The Normal Puerperium

George VanBuren, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Reproductive Medicine
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio
Normal Pregnancy

Sarah A. Wagner, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
Third-Trimester Vaginal Bleeding

Cecilia K. Wieslander, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Perioperative, Intraoperative, & Postoperative Complications in Gynecologic Surgery

Abigail Ford Winkel, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Dermatologic Disorders in Pregnancy

Keri S. Wong, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
757 Westwood Plaza, Suite B711
Los Angeles, California
Therapeutic Gynecologic Procedures

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