Department of OBGYN

Richard H. Beigi, MD, MSc

  • Professor, Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
  • President, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Education & Training

  • M.Sc., Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh Clinical Research Training Program, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003
  • Fellowship, Reproductive Infectious Diseases, Magee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2003
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University/MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH, 2001
  • M.D., Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1997

Representative Publications

  • Beigi RH. The Importance of Studying Antimicrobials in Pregnancy. Seminars in Perinatology 2015;39:556-560.
  • Swamy GK, Beigi RH. Maternal Benefits of Immunization During Pregnancy. Vaccine 2015;33:6436-40.
  • Pillai VC, Han K, Beigi RH, Hankins GD, Clark S, Hebert MF, Easterling TR, Zajicek A, Ren Z, Caritis SN, Venkataramanan V. Population pharmacokinetics of oseltamivir in non-pregnant and pregnant women. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2015;80:1042-50.
  • Beigi RH, Pillai VC, Venkataramanan R, Caritis SN. Oseltamivir for the Treatment of H1N1 Influenza During Pregnancy. Clin Pharmacol Ther 2015;98:403-5.

For additional publications, please see PubMed Page.

Clinical/Research Interest Summary

Dr. Beigi's research efforts primarily involve reproductive infectious diseases prevention and treatments.

Clinical Interests/Research Interests

Dr. Beigi leads numerous investigations regarding the study of immunizations and therapeutics in pregnant and lactating women, a predominantly understudied patient population.  He also investigates the impact of emerging infectious diseases in women, particularly pregnant women.