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Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science

Laura Hart, MD, FACOG

Laura Hart
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Specialties

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics, LGBTQ Health, Trans/Non-Binary Health

Distinctions
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about me
Clinical Interests
  • Hypertension
  • Preeclampsia
  • Critical care
  • Opioid use disorder
Research Interests
  • Medical complications of pregnancy
Education
  • MD, St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Training
  • Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Additional Training
  • Dr. Hart has completed Safe Zone training to learn about LGBTQ identities, gender and sexuality, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege. She welcomes patients from the LGBTQ community in her practice. 
Board Certification
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
Memberships
  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Awards and Honors
  • Distinguished Student in Physiology Award, Department of Physiology, St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
  • Distinguished Clinicopathological Conference Award, Department of Pathology, St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
  • Best Pathology Laboratory Group Award, Department of Pathology, St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
  • Dean’s List, St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
  • Iota Epsilon Alpha Medical Honor Society, St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
  • Golden Birthing Ball Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical Student Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Nominee, Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University of College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Young Investigator Award, 80th Annual Meeting of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Napa, CA
offices

Office Locations

Temple Perinatal Diagnosis and Family Planning

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Outpatient Building, 8th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
Publications

Plante L, Hart L. Respiratory Diseases: Asthma, Pneumonia, Influenza, and Tuberculosis. Maternal Fetal Medicine: Evidence-Based Guidelines, 2nd Edition; Chapter 24; V Berghella, MD- editor-in-chief; Informa Healthcare; New York, NY; 2011.

Hart L, Sibai BM. Seizures in Pregnancy: Epilepsy, Eclampsia, Stroke. Seminars in Perinatology. 2013 Aug;37(4):207-24.

Abstracts
1. Hart L, Refuerzo J, Sibai B, Blackwell S. When is the optimal time to deliver women with stable placenta previa? Oral presentation at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2013 in Napa, CA.

2. Hart L, Connealy B, Kase B, Hutchinson M, Sibai B, Blackwell S. Does a computerized decision support tool improve the reliability of fetal heart rate classification? Oral presentation at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2013 in Napa, CA.

3. Hart L, Sibai B, Chauhan S, Refuerzo J, Blackwell S. Should the 39 week rule apply to women with multiple prior cesarean deliveries? Fellow plenary oral presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, 2014 in New Orleans, LA.

4. Hart L, Parchim N, Blackwell S, Kellems R, Sibai B, Xia Y. Role of Transgenerational Epigenetic Modifications in Fetal Cardiovascular Programming. Fellow plenary oral presentation at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, 2015 in San Diego, CA