Women’s Health

Appointments & Information: (667) 214-1300

Christopher Harman, MD 
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine
Residency: University of Manitoba Hospital
Fellowship: John Radcliffe Maternity Hospital; University of Manitoba Hospital
Internship: University of Manitoba Hospital
Special Interests: Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Twin-to-Twin Transfusion

Gynecologic Oncology

Gautam G. Rao, MD 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Miami School of Medicine
Residency: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Hutzel Women's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Gynecological Oncology
Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology; Gynecologic Oncology
Special Interests: Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery; Chemotherapy for Gynecologic Malignancies including Clinical Trials; Surgical Management of Ovarian, Uterine, Cervical, Vulvar, and Vaginal Cancer

Dana M. Roque, MD 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill
Residency: Magee Women's Hospital-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Fellowship: Yale University
Special Interests: Cancer, Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Minimally-Invasive Gynecology

Gynecology & Obstetrics

May Blanchard, MD 
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Director, General Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center of Cleveland
Special Interests: General Women's Medical Care, Disorders of the Female Reproductive System, Care of Pregnant Women


Adina Maniu, MD 
Interim Visiting Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Ovidius University School of Medicine, Romania
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School; Ovidius University School of Medicine & Pharmacy, Romania
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine; Inova Fairfax Hospital
Internship: Eastern Virginia Medical School; Ovidius University School of Medicine & Pharmacy, Romania
Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Special Interests: General Women's Medical Care

Penny L. Brown, MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital
Internship: Magee Women's Hospital
Board Certification: OB/GYN
Special Interests: Correction of Genital Fistulas and Defactory Dysfunction; Evaluation and Minimally Invasive Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Urinary and Fecal Incontinence

Kiranpreet Chawla, MD 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Drexel University College of Medicine
Residency: New York University Medical Center
Special Interests: General Women's Medical Care, Disorders of the Female Reproductive System, Care of Pregnant Women


Christina Enzmann, MD, Dr.med., FACOG, NCMP 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Hamburg Medical School
Residency: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore; University of Hamburg Medical School
Special Interests: Menopausal Medicine, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Treatment of Vulvar Skin Changes and Vaginitis,  Transgender Care, Treatment of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Hysteroscopic Surgery, Fibroid Treatment, Treatment of Heavy  Uterine Bleeding

Doee Kitessa, MD 
Visiting Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: General Women's Medical Care, Disorders of the Female Reproductive System, Care of Pregnant Women


Katrina Mark, MD 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: OB/GYN
Special Interests: General Women's Medical Care, Disorders of the Female Reproductive System, Care of Pregnant Women


Vadim Morozov, MD 
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Upstate Medical University
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: Atlanta Center for Special Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certification: OB/GYN
Special Interests: Cervical Stenosis, Hormonal Imbalance, Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Hysterectomy and Myomectomy, Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Adnexal Surgery, Laparoscopic Presacral Neurectomy, Management of Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery, Operative Hysteroscopy, Robotic Surgery

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Harry W. Johnson Jr., MD 
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences &
Division Head, Urogynecology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Residency: University of MD Medical System
Internship: North Carolina Baptist Hospitals Inc
Special Interests: Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery/Pelvoscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology

Madeline A. Dick-Biascoechea, MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospital of Puerto Rico
Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification: OB/GYN
Special Interests: General Women's Medical Care, Disorders of the Female Reproductive System, Care of Pregnant Women

Tatiana Sanses, MD 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Minsk Medical Institute
Residency: First Clinic Hospital, Minsk, Belarus; Georgetown University Medical Center
Internship: Howard University Hospital; North Shore University Hospital
Fellowship: Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Board Certification: OB/GYN; Female Pelvic Medicine; Reconstructive Surgery
Special Interests: Childbirth and Pregnancy Related Pelvic Floor Disorders, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Pelvic Floor Disorders in the Geriatric Population, Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Voiding Dysfunction

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Christopher Harman, MD 
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine
Residency: University of Manitoba Hospital
Fellowship: John Radcliffe Maternity Hospital; University of Manitoba Hospital
Internship: University of Manitoba Hospital
Special Interests: Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Twin-to-Twin Transfusion

Kristin Atkins, MD 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Director, Labor and Delivery, University of Maryland Medical Center
Medical Degree: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Fellowship: Washington University Medical Center
Board Certification: OB/GYN
Special Interests: Management of High Risk Pregnancy and Prenatal Diagnosis, Maternal Care in Cases of Fetal Abnormalities, Perinatology

Sarah D. Crimmins, DO 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

DO: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: University of Buffalo Medical Center 
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certifications: OB/GYN; Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Special Interests: Diabetes in Pregnancy, Maternal Medical Diseases in Pregnancy

Katherine Goetzinger, MD 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicin
Board Certification: OB/GYN
Special Interests: Abnormal Fetal Growth, High-Risk Obstetrics, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Midwives

Leah Blythe Ruppe, MS, CNM, WHNP-BC  
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MS: Georgetown University      
BSN: Georgetown University
Special Interests: HIV-Infected Women, Centering Pregnancy Model of Care



Richelle J. Cricks, CNM, MSN 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MSN: Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
BSN: Slippery Rock University
Special Interests: Breastfeeding Counseling, Childbirth, Family Counseling, Family Planning Services, Gynecological Examination, Natural Childbirth, Adolescent Pregnancy Care, Prenatal Care and Counseling


Jenifer Fahey, CNM, MS, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Perinatal Outreach Coordinator

MS: Yale University School of Nursing
MPH: Harvard School of Public Health
Special Interests: Obstetric and Newborn Care, Routine and Preventive Gynecological Care, Perinatal Outreach


Hayley Hoffman, CNM 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MS: New York University
BSN: New York University
Special Interests: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health



Jennifer Kaye, CNM 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MS: Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Ambulatory/Urgent Care, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health




Becca Pfender, CNM, MSN 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MSN: University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
BSN: University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
Special Interests: Normal Pregnancy and Birth




Lisa A. Spencer, CNM 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
MS: Yale School of Nursing
Special Interests: Care of HIV Positive Women in Pregnancy, Centering Pregnancy, Global Healthcare for Women, Diverse Cultural Perceptions Surrounding Childbirth



Jamie E. Swietlikowski, MS 
Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MS: Georgetown University School of Nursing
Special Interests: Midwifery