General Obstetrics and Gynecology

May Blanchard, M.D.

General Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians and Staff

May Blanchard, M.D.

Dr. Blanchard is an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and is director of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree and served her residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Blanchard became board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in January 2003.


Penny Brown, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.Penny L. Brown, M.D.

Dr. Brown is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She served her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard University. She interned in obstetrics and gynecology at Magee Women's Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh. From 1995 to 1998, she was a junior clinical teaching fellow at Harvard Medical School. Most recently, she served as an associate at Wellesley Women's Care in general obstetrics and gynecology at Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts.


Katherine Hladky, M.D.Katherine Hladky, M.D.

Dr. Hladkey is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. She served her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University, St. Louis. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Beth Jelinek, M.D.Beth Jelinek, M.D.

Dr. Jelinek is an instructor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin and served her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She received a resident teaching award from the University of Maryland in 2006.


Vadim V. Morozov, M.D. Vadim V. Morozov, M.D.

Dr. Morozov serves as an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Morozov was fellowship trained in the minimally invasive gynecology and gynecologic endoscopy at Nezhat Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia with one of the world renowned gynecologic laparoscopic surgeons and pioneers of laparoscopic surgery in this country, Dr. Ceana Nezhat.

As a certified fellow of the American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS), Dr. Morozov has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery and techniques that allow minimal post-operative pain, small and barely detectable incisions, and much shorter recovery time. His use of the latest available instruments and techniques, such as the surgical robot, allows for an unprecedented level of precision and accuracy, minimizing trauma to the tissue and shortening post-operative recovery time even further.

Dr. Morozov offers the services of the minimally invasive gynecology to his patients. Treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding and hysteroscopy (the visualization of the inside of the uterus), cervical stenosis, laparoscopic presacral neurectomy and sacrocolpopexy (treatment of the prolapse of the vagina) are among his areas of expertise and training of particular interest.

Dr. Morozov has published scientific papers and presented on multiple national and international meetings, including the American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Some of his videos and presentations are included in the audio-visual library of ACOG and received special prize recognition by the national organizations.


Valerie Omicioli, M.D.Valerie Omicioli, M.D.

Dr. Omicioli is a clinical assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and served a residency at Tufts New England Medical Center. Dr. Omicioli's special interests are mature women's health, sexual dysfunction and menopausal care. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Mishka Terplan, M.D.Mishka Terplan, M.D.

Dr. Terplan is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Los Angeles County Hospital/University of Southern California. Dr. Terplan completed a fellowship in clinical research and reproductive health at the University of North Carolina where he received a M.P.H. in Epidemiology. Dr. Terplan is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His clinical interests include colposcopy, complex contraception, gynecological surgery (especially vaginal hysterectomy) as well as general obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr Terplan is also interested in addiction medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the chair of their "Women and Addiction" work group. He has published several papers on addiction and women and presented his research at both national and international conferences.


Dorothy L. Atkins, C.R.N.P., M.S.

Dottie Atkins is a women's health nurse practitioner in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. She received her bachelor of science in nursing from Old Dominion University and her master of science in primary care women's health and nursing health policy from University of Maryland at Baltimore. She is a member of the American Nurses Association. She is a frequent lecturer on women's health topics such as osteoporosis, and has been recognized for educational Web sites developed for the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program at University of Maryland School of Nursing. She has participated in research studies on irritable bowel disease and pregnancy and fetal heart rate interpretation.


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This page was last updated: June 20, 2013

         
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