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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Houston, Texas

The Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology focuses on patient care, education and research in the area of women's reproductive health.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Michael A. Belfort, MBBCH, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair and ProfessorDr. Michael A. Belfort

Obstetrican-Gynecologist in Chief at Texas Children's Hospital

Clinical Interest: Hypertensive Complication in Pregnacy and Fetal Intervention for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome and Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Baylor College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Baylor Plaza
MS: BCM 610
Houston, Texas 77030

Clinical Appointments:

Michael A. Belfort, MB BCh, M.D., and Ph.D. is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and serves as the Chairman for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine as well as Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Chief at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Belfort earned his medical degree (MB BCh) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, a Post Graduate Doctor of Medicine Degree (M.D. Cape Town) at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and his Ph.D. at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He completed two residencies in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the first at the University of Cape Town and the second at Baylor College of Medicine. He also completed his Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Belfort has received numerous awards and has had grant support for his research in cerebral blood flow in pregnancy and the management of hypertension in pregnancy. His clinical interests include hypertensive complications in pregnancy, Critical Care Medicine in pregnancy, the management of the morbidly adherent placenta (placenta percreta), treatment of post partum hemorrhage, and Fetal Intervention especially in cases of Twin-Twin-Transfusion Syndrome and Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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