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Alfred Z. Abuhamad, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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

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Secondary Specialty

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests and Skills

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology




Research Interests

  • Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Fetal Cardiovascular Assessment
  • Human Placenta
  • Patient Safety

Medical Education

American University of Beirut, MD June 1985


University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1989


University of Miami School of Medicine, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1991

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

Board Certification

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Additional Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1992

American Board of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1994