Department of OBGYN

Stephen P. Emery, MD

  • Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences,
  • Division Director, Center for Innovative Fetal Intervention

Dr. Emery is the Director of the Center for Innovative Fetal Intervention at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He is the principal provider of fetal therapy for this geographic region. He is the main instructor on fetal therapy for Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellows, Ob/Gyn residents and medical students. Dr. Emery is the Chair of the Steering Committee of the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet) and is responsible for its research agenda. He has recently conducted a multinational, multicenter, multidisciplinary study on the treatment of early-stage twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) which was published in a major medical journal and presented ant the 36th International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society (IFMSS) meeting in August of 2016. Dr. Emery is leading an international evidence-based reassessment of ventriculoamniotic shunting for fetal severe hydrocephalus through NAFTNet and IFMSS. His clinical, research and education efforts revolve around fetal therapy.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency, Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Representative Publications

  • Greene S, Lee PS, Deibert CP, Temple ZJ, Zwagerman NT, Florio K, Bonfield C M, Emery SP. The impact of mode of delivery on infant neurologic outocmes in myelomeningocele. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2016; doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.05.028.
  • Emery SP, Hasley SK, Catov JM, Miller RS, Moon-Grady AJ, Baschat AA, Johnson A, Lim FY, Gagnon AL, O'Shaughnessy RW, Ozcan T, Luks FI. North American Fetal Therapy Network: Intervention versus expectant management for stage I twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2016. Apr 27. pii: S0002-9378(16)30102-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.04.024. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Emery SP, Nguyen L, Parks WA. Case Report: Histologic appearance of placental Solomonization in the treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome. AJP Rep 2016;6:165-9
  • Chen Y, Emery SP, Gu X, Wagner WR, Maxey AP, Chen Y. A novel low-profile ventriculoamniotic shunt for fetal aqueductal stenosis. J Med Engineer Technol 2016;23:1-13

For additional publications, please see PubMed Page.