Safinaz Tulin Ozcan, M.D.

Safinaz Tulin Ozcan, 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. Ozcan is an Associate Professor in Maternal Fetal Medicine. She completed her undergraduate training at Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey and finished her residency training in OB/GYN at Dr Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. She had her fellowship training at Yale University School of Medicine and joined faculty in Maternal Fetal Medicine Division in 2003. Dr Ozcan is Director of the Special Care Outpatient Resident Clinic and the Director of Obstetric and Gynecological Ultrasound Laboratory. She is the Principal Investigator for the North American Fetal Therapy network (NAFTNet ) for University of Rochester.

Current areas of interest:

Fetal hemodynamics and cardiac disease
Prediction of Down syndrome by prenatal ultrasound
Multiple pregnancies
Medical complications of pregnancy
Preterm Birth

Awards & Honors (National)

Studying fetal echocardiography and Doppler blood flow | The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey 1996 - 1997
Studying fetal echocardiography | The Netherlands Government Research Scholarship 1993 - 1994

Awards & Honors (Local)

Scholarship for student support, six months, 1979 | The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey | Ankara, Turkey 1979 - 1979

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 26 available »

2014 Oct
Galyean A, Garite TJ, Maurel K, Abril D, Adair CD, Browne P, Combs CA, How H, Iriye BK, Kominiarek M, Lu G, Luthy D, Miller H, Nageotte M, Ozcan T, Porto M, Ramirez M, Sawai S, Sorokin Y, . "Removal versus retention of cerclage in preterm premature rupture of membranes: a randomized controlled trial." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2014 Oct; 211(4):399.e1-7. Epub 2014 Apr 12.
2014 Apr
Hutchinson K, Song K, Hammes S, Thornburg L, Ozcan T, Moalem J, Hou R. "Visual vignette." Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 2014 Apr; 20(4):378.
2013 Nov
Özlü T, Ozcan T. "Fetal isolated short femur in the second trimester and adverse pregnancy outcomes." Prenatal diagnosis. 2013 Nov; 33(11):1063-9. Epub 2013 Aug 04.
2013 Oct
Hackney DN, Khalek N, Moldenhauer J, Ozcan T. "Twin-twin transfusion syndrome presenting as polyhydramnios in both fetuses secondary to spontaneous microseptostomy." AJP reports. 2013 Oct; 3(2):83-6. Epub 2013 May 21.
Ozcan T, Ozlü T, Allen J, Peterson J, Pressman EK. "Predictive role of prenasal thickness and nasal bone for Down syndrome in the second trimester." European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 2013 171(2):220-4. Epub 2013 Sep 04.


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


MD | Medicine | Turkey-Hacettepe U Med Fac1986

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 2001
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520-8055 1998
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine Haven, CT 06520-8055 1997
Clinical Fellow Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey 1996
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine 1994
OB/GYN Residency, Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Hospital Ankara, Turkey 1992