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Alfred Z. Abuhamad, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Alfred Abuhamad currently serves as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program and Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Abuhamad is a past President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME), Perinatal Quality Forum (PQF) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). He is also a past-Chair of the Council for Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed manuscripts, authored six textbooks in fetal echocardiography, ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, first trimester ultrasound and office procedures, and received numerous national and international awards including The 2019 Commonwealth of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award.

Dr. Abuhamad is the recipient of the National Institute of Health RO1 grant to study “Novel Tools for the Noninvasive Evaluation of the Human Placenta”. Dr. Abuhamad established the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ISUOG) outreach program and has led several ultrasound training missions to the developing world to include Haiti, Ghana and Somaliland. He is well known internationally for his work in ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, fetal echocardiography, 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

 

Title

Chairman

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

Residency

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

Fellowship

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

Affiliation