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Celeste P. Durnwald, M.D.

Celeste P. Durnwald, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, 2000 Courtyard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Integrated Life Sciences)
Kent State University, 1993.
MD
Northeastern Ohio Universities, 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

Areas of research interest include: 1) diabetes in pregnancy, 2) obesity,
3) maternal metabolism

Selected Publications

ghaffari N, Srinivas SK, Durnwald CP.: The multidisciplinary approach to the care of the obese parturient. Am J Obstet Gynecol Mar 2015.

Chadrasekaran S, Bastek JA, Turitz Al, Durnwald CP: A prediction score to assess the risk of delivering a large for gestational age infant among obese women. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1-5, Dec 2014.

Ghaffari N, Parry S, Elovitz MA, Durnwald CP: The effect of an obesongenic maternal environment on expression of fetal umbilical cord blood miRNA. Reprod Sci December 2014.

Chandrasekaran S, Levine LD, Durnwald CP, Elovitz MA, Srinivas SK: Excessive Weight Gain and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in the Obese Patient. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:1-5, Jul 2014.

Ghaffari N, Parry S, Durnwald C: The role of miRNA in fetal programming of obesity. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, New Orleans, LA. Feb 2014.

Chandrasekaran S, Turitz A, Bastek J, Durnwald C: Can clinical characteristics improve the accuracy of third trimester ultrasound in detecting large for gestational age infants in obese women? Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, New Orleans, LA. Feb 2014.

Durnwald CP: Insulin analogues in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus. Clin Obstet Gynecol 56(4):816-26, Dec 2013.

Hirshberg A, Levine LD, Schwartz N, Durnwald CP: Reversed end-diastolic flow in the middle cerebral artery preceding death in a normally grown fetus. Obstet Gynecol 122(2 Pt2):507-9, Aug 2013.

Durnwald C, Landon M: Fetal Links to Chronic Disease: The Role of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Am J Perinatol 30(5):343-6, May 2013.

Durnwald CP : 17 OHPC for prevention of preterm birth in twins: back to the drawing board? Am J Obstet Gynecol 208(3): 167-8, March 2013.

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Last updated: 05/13/2015
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