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Ronald J. Wapner, <span>MD</span>

Ronald J. Wapner, MD

Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD, Primary Specialty) (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Board Certified)
Obstetrics and Gynecology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 326-8951, (212) 305-3151
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Dr. Ronald Wapner is the Vice Chair of Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology for Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Director of Reproductive Genetics. Prior to Columbia University, Dr. Wapner was a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Drexel University College of Medicine and taught at Thomas Jefferson University for 22 years where he also served as the Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Wapner is an internationally known physician and researcher specializing in reproductive genetics. He pioneered the development of chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and multi-fetal reduction. He has authored or co-authored over 450 publications and he has been an active investigator in the area of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM).

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Jefferson Medical College

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 326-8951

Fax: (212) 326-5610

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NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway (Central)
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3151

Fax: (212) 342-2802

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Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

  • The Dru Carlson Award for Best Research in Genetics and Ultrasound, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (2017, 2012)
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award (2015)

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.