Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, which provides consultation and testing for high-risk pregnancies, and the Division of Fetal Imaging providing diagnostic sonographic imaging and genetic testing.

The Family Birth Center provides a comfortable, family friendly setting for over 5,000 deliveries a year and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care nursery. Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak is a teaching hospital with 24 residents in the Obstetrics and Gynecology program.

Our clinical researchers are actively involved in investigator-initiated clinical research and sponsored clinical trials.

Active Research

Key research areas include:

  • three-dimensional and four-dimensional ultrasound
  • fetal MRI
  • non-invasive maternal hemodynamic testing
  • causes and prevention of preeclampsia
  • Trio Bank specimen collection
  • alternatives to invasive genetic testing
  • metabolomics
  • epigenomics