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Alfred Z. Abuhamad , MD

    • Title:
    • Chairman

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Mason C. Andrews Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology

      Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

      Vice Dean

    • Additional Certifications:
    • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1992

      American Board of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1994

    • Focus Areas:
    • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
      Obstetrics & Gynecology


    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7900

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

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    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • American University of Beirut, MD June 1985

    • Residency:
    • University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1989

    • Fellowship(s):
    • University of Miami School of Medicine, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1991

      Yale University School of Medicine, Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis, 1992

    • Board Certification(s):
    • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    • Affiliation(s):
    • Research Interests:
      • Fetal Echocardiography
      • Doppler in Obstetrics
      • Fetal Cardiovascular Physiology
      • Patient Safety & Quality in Obstetrics
      • Ultrasound in Gynecology
      • Adnexal Masses
    • Primary Specialty:
    • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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    • Bio:
    • Dr. Abuhamad currently serves as Professor and Chairman for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.  He is on the board of the Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Foundation and Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.  Dr. Abuhamad is Chairman of the Ob Right Program, a nationally recognized program in patient safety and quality. He is also the past President of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.  He has published numerous papers in peer review journals and has authored two textbooks on fetal echocardiography.  Dr. Abuhamad is well known internationally for his work in ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, global outreach, and patient safety.

      Dr. Abuhamad receives Pioneer Award

       Virginia Living Top Doctors 2018