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Siobhan M. Dolan, M.D., M.P.H.

Siobhan M. Dolan, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Attending Physician, Reproductive and Medical Genetics, Montefiore Health System

Reproductive geneticsDrugs/infection in pregnancyPrenatal testingPreterm birth

Dr. Dolan is a clinician, researcher and reproductive genetics specialist who is nationally recognized for her expertise on preterm birth and the evolving field of prenatal genetic testing.  She has worked extensively on promoting preconception care, including the importance of folic acid and vaccinations, as well as understanding the risk of various exposures during pregnancy, such as anti-depressants, opioids and viral infections, including Zika.  

Dr. Dolan collaborates with national research teams who look at ways to use family history as a screening tool for genetic conditions during prenatal care and how to educate women about newborn screening. Dr. Dolan is a leading member of the Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC), which is undertaking international studies looking at the genetics and the epidemiology of preterm birth.

Dr. Dolan serves as a medical advisor to the March of Dimes, where she provides technical assistance on clinical genetic and obstetrical issues.  Dr. Dolan is also the author of Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby, published by HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, in January 2013.  She hosts a daily one-minute show on CBS Radio, Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies, that provides tips on healthy pregnancy and infant care.   

Dr. Dolan chairs the admissions committee at Einstein, which has recently implemented competency based admissions, the goal of which is to decrease barriers to admission for students and promote a holistic review of applicants to medical school.


Additional Areas of Expertise

Cancer genetics, Medical school admissions, Women's health


Highlighted Media Coverage


PBS NewsHour

USA Today

Washington Post


Professional Links

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

March of Dimes

Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC)

Blog Posts

Latest Blog Posts


Email: sdolan@montefiore.org

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