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Raj (Swati)

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Sites of Practice
Maternal and Infant Care Clinic, UWMC
UW Medicine MFM at Arlington
University of Washington Medical Center

Personal Interests:

Dancing, traveling, and meeting new people.

What do you like about working at UW Medicine?

The University of Washington's collaborative and innovative spirit are truly a unique place to provide patient care and pursue cutting-edge research that has the potential to directly impact patients and outcomes. Partnerships with world-experts from various fields provides not only exceptional clinical care with individual personalization, but also the opportunity to explore novel areas of research.

What are your favorite things about living in the Seattle area?

Access to the great outdoors in any which direction you go!

Research Interests: 

Hypertension in pregnancy
Maternal-fetal communication
Reproductive origins of disease
Placental genetics
Pregnancy immunology

Clinical Interests:

Maternal medical conditions in pregnancy
Hypertension in pregnancy
Anticoagulation in pregnancy
Prenatal genetic screening

Board Certification: 
Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2015
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2021

Washington, 2014

Education & Training: 
Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2017
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Magee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014
MD, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, 2010

Ann C. and David A. Eschenbach Endowed Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2019-2022
Resident Teaching Award, Ob/Gyn Residency, Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh, 2012-2014
Dean's List Scholar, University of Toronto, 2002-2006

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Society for Reproductive Investigation
Perinatal Research Society
International Society for the Study Hypertension in Pregnancy

Languages: English, Hindi

PubMed: PubMed Bibliography


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  2. Shree R, Simhan H. Interpregnancy Interval and Anti-inflammatory Cervical Cytokines among Women with Previous Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Jun;32(7):689-94. PMID 25486289.
  3. Shree R, Park SY, Beigi RH, Dunn SL, Krans EE. Surgical Site Infection following Cesarean Delivery: Patient, Provider, and Procedure-Specific Risk Factors. Am J Perinatol. 2016 Jan;33(2):157-64. PMCID: PMC5064434.
  4. Shree R, Caughey AB, Chandrasekaran S. Short interpregnancy interval increases the risk of preterm premature rupture of membranes and early delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Nov;31(22):3014-3020. PMCID: PMC5984161. 
  5. Shree R, Ma KK, Er LS, Delaney M. Management of a pregnancy sensitized with anti-In b with monocyte monolayer assay and maternal blood donation. Immunohematology. 2018 Mar;34(1):7-10. PMID 29608321.
  6. Gammill HS, Chettier R, Brewer A, Roberts JM, Shree R, Tsigas E, Ward K. Cardiomyopathy and Preeclampsia: Shared Genetics? Circulation. 2018. Nov;138(21):2359-2366. PMID 30021846.
  7. Shree R, Harrington WE, Kanaan SB, Forsyth A, Cousin E, Lopez A, Nelson, JL, Gammill HS. Fetal microchimerism by mode of delivery: a prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2019 Jan;126(1):24-31. PMCID: PMC6294652.