Courtesy Clinical Instructor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Date Joined UW Medicine: 

Faculty Information


Why did you decide to pursue a career in OBGYN?
The ability to diagnose and treat fetal conditions before birth captured my interest early in my training. I left my home country, Germany, to do a three year fellowship in Fetal Surgery at UCSF and then decided to complete my training at UW. The opportunity to support families through a very challenging time in their lives and make a real difference in outcomes remains rewarding every single day.

What do you like about working at UW Medicine?
I am excited to expand the capabilities of the fetal therapy program through our collaboration with UW Medicine.

What are your favorite things about living in the Seattle area?
The natural beauty of the Seattle area is unsurpassed! My favorite thing is spring skiing followed by a bike ride - all in the same day.

What inspires you?
The relationship we get to build with families inspires me!

Board Certification: 
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006
Maternal Fetal Medicine, 2010
Washington, 2000
Colorado, 2017
Oregon, 2020
Idaho, 2020
Alaska, 2020
.Montana, 2020
Education & Training: 
Ludwig Maximilian's University
Munich, Germany
Research Fellowship
The Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF
San Francisco, CA
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Fellowship, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
North American Fetal Therapy Network
International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society
Academic Administrative Contact (non-clinical): 
Mailing Address: 

1959 NE Pacific Street

Box 356460

Seattle, WA 98195

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Fetal diagnosis and treatment

Clinical Interests: 

Maternal-fetal surgery