Loralei Lacina Thornburg, M.D.

Loralei Lacina Thornburg, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 668
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 487-3350

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Professional Bio

Dr. Thornburg completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and her fellowship in Maternal fetal medicine at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. She received the Ward L Ekas, the George C. Trombetta, the Obstetrical Perinatology, Dr. Curtis J. Lund, and the Creog Awards for leadership and teaching during the course of her residency, and theTodd Faculty Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine Award during her fellowship, and the CREOG award for teaching as a junior faculty member. She is a board-certified in both general Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Maternal-Fetal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Thornburg joined the faculty of the University of Rochester in June 2008. She received her undergraduate degree from Kalamazoo College graduating cum laude, and her medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she received the David S. Diamond Memorial Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 2005, where she also served as administrative chief resident during the final year of her residency. Dr. Thornburg completed her fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine (Perinatology- High Risk Obstetrics) at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 2008.

She received the Ward L Ekas, the George C. Trombetta, the Obstetrical Perinatology, Dr. Curtis J. Lund, and the Creog Awards for leadership and teaching during the course of her residency, and the Todd Faculty Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine Award during her fellowship.
She is a board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Maternal Fetal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Active areas of research include maternal obesity, ultrasound and resident education.

Awards & Honors (National)

CREOG national faculty teaching award | ACOG/CREOG 2009
Roy M. Pitkin Award | ACOG | San Diego 2007
Alpha Omega Alpha | Wayne State University 2001

Awards & Honors (Local)

George W. Corner Dean's Teaching Fellowship 2010 - 2012
Best Outside Speaker Award | Given to the highest rated speaker for ED residency education | Rochester, NY 2010 - 2011
Todd Faculty Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine | University of Rochester 2008
Medical Student Teaching Appreciation Award | University of Rochester 2007
Ward L. Ekas Award | University of Rochester 2005
George C. Trombetta Award | University of Rochester 2005
The Obsteterical Perinatology Award | University of Rochester 2005
Dr. Curtis J. Lund Award | Most meritorious scientific paper presented on Resident's Day | University of Rochester 2004
Administrative Chief Resident Appointment | University of Rochester 2004 - 2005
Medical Student Teaching Appreciation Award | University of Rochester 2004
OrthoMcNeil Award | First year resident with highest result on CREOG inservice exam | University of Rochester 2002
David S. Diamond Memorial Award: | Student distinguishing themselves above all others in Ob/gyn | Wayne State University 2001

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Maternal and Fetal Medicine - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

MD | Medicine | Wayne State Univ Sch Medicine2001
BA | Arts & Sciences | Kalamazoo College1997

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2002 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002