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

Administrative: (585) 275-7480
Fax: (585) 256-1416

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.

Research Bio

Dr. Thornburg's research interest include obesity and impact on ultrasound visualization, accuracy and birth weight prediction. Addition areas of interest include maternal diabetes, expecially in the obese patient, and the impact on pregnancy outcomes as well as preterm PROM. She currently is engaged in active research in the affects and care of women with obesity in pregnancy, and the education of residents using simulation based teaching.

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

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 38 available »

2015
Guttuso T, Shaman M, Thornburg LL. "Potential maternal symptomatic benefit of gabapentin and review of its safety in pregnancy." European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2015; .
2014 Oct 27
Garner CD, Ratcliff SL, Devine CM, Thornburg LL, Rasmussen KM. "Health Professionals' Experiences Providing Breastfeeding-Related Care for Obese Women." Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 2014 Oct 27; Epub 2014 Oct 27.
2014 Oct
Guttuso T, Shaman M, Thornburg LL. "Potential maternal symptomatic benefit of gabapentin and review of its safety in pregnancy." European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 2014 Oct; 181C:280-283. Epub 2014 Aug 17.
2014 Jul
Olson-Chen C, Thornburg LL, Hackney DN. "Does increased peripheral C-reactive protein predate the occurrence of a short cervical length?" The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 2014 Jul; 27(11):1138-41. Epub 2013 Oct 24.
2014 Jul
Bromley B, Spitz J, Fuchs K, Thornburg LL. "Do clinical practitioners seeking credentialing for nuchal translucency measurement demonstrate compliance with biosafety recommendations? Experience of the nuchal translucency quality review program." Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2014 Jul; 33(7):1209-14.

Current Appointments

Associate 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 University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2002 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002