Celeste P. Durnwald

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, High Risk OB Clinic, Dickens Center for Women’s Health, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Perinatal Diabetes Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Gynecology & Neonatology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, 1997-2001.
Fellow, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2001-2004.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

maternal metabolism; diabetes in pregnancy; obesity in pregnancy

Description of Research Expertise

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

Selected Publications

Durnwald C, Mele L, Landon MB, Varner MW, Casey BM, Reddy UM, Wapner RJ, Rouse DJ, Tita ATN, Thorp JM Jr, Chien EK, Saade GR, Peaceman AM, Blackwell SC; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health Human Development (NICHD) Maternal Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network.: Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 and Metabolic Dysfunction in Women with a Prior Glucose-Intolerant Pregnancy. Am J Perinatol 38(13):1380-1385, Nov 2021.

Dolin CD, Compher CC, Oh JK, Durnwald CP: Pregnant and hungry: addressing food insecurity in pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 3(4):100378, Jul 2021.

Hamm RF, Teefey CP, Dolin CD, Durnwald CP, Srinivas SK, Levine LD.: Risk of Cesarean Delivery for Women with Obesity Using a Standardized Labor Induction Protocol. Am J Perinatol Online ahead of print, Jul 2021.

Bender W, McCarthy C, Elovitz M, Parry S, Durnwald C: Universal HbA1c screening and gestational diabetes: a comparison with clinical risk factors. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med Online ahead of print, May 2021.

Durnwald C: Patient education: Gestational diabetes mellitus (Beyond the Basics). UpToDate https://www.uptodate.com/contents/gestational-diabetes-mellitus-beyond-the-basics. Post TW (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, Waltham MA, Mar 2021 Notes: Online only.

Bender W, Durnwald C: A Pragmatic Approach to the Treatment of Women With Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy Clin Obstet Gynecol 1;64(1):159-173, Mar 2021.

Durnwald C: Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy: Screening and diagnosis. UpToDate https://www.uptodate.com/contents/diabetes-mellitus-in-pregnancy-screening-and-diagnosis. Post TW (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, Waltham, MA, Mar 2021 Notes: online only.

Durnwald C: Gestational diabetes mellitus: Glycemic control and maternal prognosis. UpToDate https://www.uptodate.com/contents/gestational-diabetes-mellitus-glycemic-control-and-maternal-prognosis. Post TW (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, Waltham, MA, Mar 2021 Notes: Online only.

Zafman K, Bender W, McCarthy C, Durnwald C.: Elevated hemoglobin A1C and postpartum weight retention. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting January 2021.

Kotzen M, Dhudasia M, Mukhopadhyay S, Flannery S, Durnwald CP, Dolin C.: Delayed cord clamping does not increase need for phototherapy in infants of women with diabetes. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, 41st Virtual Pregnancy Meeting Jan 2021.

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Last updated: 11/15/2021
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