Paul L. Ogburn, MD, a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist with the Regional Perinatal Center at John R. Oishei Children's

By: Issuewire

Get to know Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Dr. Paul L. Ogburn, who serves patients in Buffalo, New York.

New York City, New York Apr 12, 2021 ( - Dr. Ogburn is Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Buffalo & Medical Director of the Regional Perinatal Center at John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo, New York. He is responsible for promoting education, research, and systems of care that maintain and improve the safety and health outcomes for the mothers and infants of Buffalo and Western New York.

"The Regional Perinatal Center at Oishei Children's Hospital provides the advanced level of care needed for the pregnancies referred for consultation or transfer for serious, and often life-threatening, conditions. Efficient and effective communications and collaboration with all the western New York hospitals and physicians providing obstetrical services are vital system responsibilities for our regional perinatal center. My colleagues and I also help train the physicians and research scientists who will continue to provide health improvements into the future" expressed the doctor. 

Designated by New York State as the Regional Perinatal Center for Western New York, John R. Oishei Children's Hospital offers a team of board-certified maternal-fetal medicine specialists to assess women who may be having a high-risk pregnancy, which requires an increased level of specialized care. These maternal-fetal medicine specialists work together with a multidisciplinary team of pediatric surgeons, pediatric medical subspecialists, and generalist OB/GYNs in the management and consultation of high-risk pregnancies.

Alongside his clinical roles, Dr. Ogburn serves as a Clinical Professor within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences of the University at Buffalo.

His training and academic career have given him experience in a number of organizations and cultures that can be useful in designing, building, and managing complex systems of population-based perinatal care. Most recently, he served as the Clinical Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar (2013-2016); the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar (2013-2016); a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stony Brook University School of Medicine (2001-2013); and as the Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stony Brook University School of Medicine (2001-2013).

Academically, Dr. Ogburn earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1970 and his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1973. Upon graduation, he went on to complete his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in 1978, and his fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980.

With years of experience, the doctor is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology & maternal-fetal medicine by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). The mission of the ABOG is to define standards, certify obstetricians and gynecologists, and facilitate continuous learning to advance knowledge, practice, and professionalism in women's health. 

In good standing with a number of professional organizations, Dr. Ogburn is an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Medical Society, the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, the New York Academy of Science, the New York Perinatal Society, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Mayo Surgical Society, the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the New York State Perinatal Society.

Maternal-fetal medicine, also known as perinatology, is a branch of medicine that focuses on managing health concerns of the mother and fetus prior to, during, and shortly after pregnancy. Maternal-fetal medicine specialists are physicians who subspecialize within the field of obstetrics.

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