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Neil S. Seligman, M.D.

Neil S. Seligman, M.D.

High-Risk Pregnancy , Genetic Testing , Obstetrics & Gynecology

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UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Contact

Appointment (585) 487-3352
Administrative (585) 275-7480

Locations

Highland Perinatal Center

990 South Avenue, Suite 105
Rochester, NY 14620

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

500 Red Creek Drive, Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14623

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

125 Lattimore Road, West Entrance, Suite 150
Rochester, NY 14620

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

990 South Avenue, Suite 103
Rochester, NY 14620

Reproductive Genetics

500 Red Creek Drive, Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14623

About Me

Certified Specialties

Maternal and Fetal Medicine - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. 2008 - 2011

Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. 2005 - 2008

Internship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. 2004 - 2005

Education

MD | SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine. 2004

Awards

Strong Star. 2019

Strong Star. 2018

Strong Star. 2018

Strong Star. 2018

Strong Star. 2018

iCare Bronze Star. 2018

Strong Star. 2018

Strong Star. 2017

Certificate of Excellence for Puerto Rico disaster relief work. 2017

Strong Star. 2017

Strong Star. 2017

Quality and Safety Certificate of Recognition. 2017

Strong Star. 2016

Strong Star. 2016

Strong Star. 2016

Best Author in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016

iCare Bronze Star. 2016

ACOG CREOG National Faculty Award. 2015

Strong Star. 2015

Strong Star. 2015

Strong Star. 2015

Strong Star. 2015

Strong Star. 2015

iCare Bronze Star. 2015

Strong Star. 2014

iCare Bronze Star. 2014

Strong Star. 2013

Strong Star. 2013

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Research Award. 2011

John B. Franklin M.D. Humanitarian Award. 2008

Department of Ob/Gyn Resident Research Award. 2008

Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award. 2007

Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award. 2006

Golden Key National Honor Society. 2000

Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. 1996

Research

Clinical Trials

Labor Status Monitor for Diagnosing True vs False Labor in Preterm Patients

Lead Researcher: Neil S Seligman

More than 1 out of 10 pregnant women have their babies too early. This means the babies are born before they are 37 weeks old. Sometimes, women have signs that their baby might be coming too early, but doctors can't always tell for sure if the baby w...

Publications

Journal Articles

Prenatal care utilization in pregnant women who consider but do not have abortions.

Toscano M, Wood J, Spielman S, Ferri R, Whaley N, Seligman NS

BMC pregnancy and childbirth.. 2022 January 2122 (1):53. Epub 01/21/2022.

Assessing Women's Health Needs in the Underserved Island Communities of Vanuatu.

Shellard ML, Rojas B, Seligman N, Betstadt S

Maternal and child health journal.. 2021 June 26 Epub 06/26/2021.

Cervical ripening with laminaria tents prior to second trimester induction of labor.

Achenbach AE, Singh S, Jackson B, Caveglia SJ, Berghella V, Seligman NS

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.. 2021 May 24 :1-6. Epub 05/24/2021.

Buprenorphine-Naloxone Use in Pregnancy, a subgroup analysis of medication to treat opioid use disorder.

Link HM, Jones H, Miller L, Kaltenbach K, Seligman NS

American journal of obstetrics & gynecology MFM.. 2021 April 5 :100369. Epub 04/05/2021.

Prevention of preterm birth in multiples.

Dom AM, Mather A, Seligman NS

Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology.. 2021 January 7Publish Ahead of Print Epub 01/07/2021.

Buprenorphine-naloxone use in pregnancy: a systematic review and metaanalysis.

Link HM, Jones H, Miller L, Kaltenbach K, Seligman N

American journal of obstetrics & gynecology MFM.. 2020 August 2 (3):100179. Epub 07/03/2020.

Physical Exam Indicated Cerclage in Twin pregnancy: a Randomized Controlled Trial.

Roman A, Zork N, Haeri S, Schoen CN, Saccone G, Colihan S, Zelig C, Gimovsky AC, Seligman NS, Zullo F, Berghella V

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2020 June 24 Epub 06/24/2020.

Second trimester uterocervical angle and spontaneous preterm birth in twins.

Lynch TA, Szlachetka K, Seligman NS

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.. 2019 February 3 :1-7. Epub 02/03/2019.

Retrospective cohort study of prenatally and postnatally diagnosed coarctation of the aorta (CoA): prenatal diagnosis improve neonatal outcome in severe CoA.

S?odki M, Rizzo G, Augustyniak A, Seligman NS, Zych-Krekora K, Respondek-Liberska M,

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.. 2018 September 5 :1-5. Epub 09/05/2018.

Opioid Utilization by Pregnant Women with Sickle Cell Disease and the Risk of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Nnoli A, Seligman NS, Dysart K, Baxter JK, Ballas SK

Journal of the National Medical Association.. 2018 April 110 (2):163-168. Epub 04/28/2017.

Ultrasonographic Change in Uterocervical Angle is not a Risk Factor for Preterm Birth in Women with a Short Cervix.

Lynch TA, Szlachetka K, Seligman NS

American journal of perinatology.. 2017 September 34 (11):1058-1064. Epub 06/05/2017.

Intravenous fluid rate for reduction of cesarean delivery rate in nulliparous women: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ehsanipoor RM, Saccone G, Seligman NS, Pierce-Williams RAM, Ciardulli A, Berghella V

Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica.. 2017 July 96 (7):804-811. Epub 03/27/2017.

Assessing Weight Gain by the 2009 Institute of Medicine Guidelines and Perinatal Outcomes in Twin Pregnancy.

Ozcan T, Bacak SJ, Zozzaro-Smith P, Li D, Sagcan S, Seligman N, Glantz CJ

Maternal and child health journal.. 2017 March 21 (3):509-515. Epub 1900 01 01.

Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma Associated with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in Pregnancy A Case Report

Nwabuobi C, Towner J, Towner M, Seligman NS,.

The Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2017; 62(4): 437-40.

The International Prenatal Cardiology Collaboration Group - a new concept for global research study.

S?odki M, Zych-Krekora K, Axt-Fliedner R, Bianchi A, Araujo Junior E, Blickstein I, Kelekci S, Yeo L, Pruetz JD, Rizzo G, Seligman N, Sklansky M, de Catte L, Weiner S, Chervenak F, Cruz J, Kurkevych A, Krekora M, Respondek-Liberska M

Journal of ultrasonography.. 2016 March 16 (64):94-6. Epub 03/29/2016.

Hypertensive Emergencies in Pregnancy.

Olson-Chen C, Seligman NS

Critical care clinics.. 2016 January 32 (1):29-41. Epub 10/06/2015.

Pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and cerclage success.

Suhag A, Seligman N, Giraldo-Isaza M, Berghella V

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.. 2016 29 (3):368-75. Epub 01/30/2015.

Trends in cerclage use.

Suhag A, Saccone G, Bisulli M, Seligman N, Berghella V

Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica.. 2015 November 94 (11):1188-94. Epub 09/09/2015.

Physical Examination-Indicated Cerclage: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Ehsanipoor RM, Seligman NS, Saccone G, Szymanski LM, Wissinger C, Werner EF, Berghella V

Obstetrics and gynecology.. 2015 July 126 (1):125-35. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and cerclage success.

Suhag A; Seligman N; Giraldo-Isaza M; Berghella V.

The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine. 2015; .

Loeys-Dietz syndrome in pregnancy.

Zozzaro-Smith, P; Bacak, S; Seligman, NS.

Case Reports in Perinatal Medicine. 2015; 4(2): 113-115.

Physical Examination-Indicated Cerclage: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Ehsanipoor RM, Seligman NS, Saccone G, Szymanski LM, Wissinger C, Werner EF, Berghella V.

Obstet Gynecol. 2015; 126(1): 125-35.

Cost and cost effectiveness of vaginal progesterone gel in reducing preterm birth: an economic analysis of the PREGNANT trial.

Pizzi LT, Seligman NS, Baxter JK, Jutkowitz E, Berghella V

PharmacoEconomics.. 2014 May 32 (5):467-78. Epub 1900 01 01.

Gestational weight gain and obesity: is 20 pounds too much?

Kominiarek MA, Seligman NS, Dolin C, Gao W, Berghella V, Hoffman M, Hibbard JU

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2013 September 209 (3):214.e1-11. Epub 04/28/2013.

The Polish National Registry for Fetal Cardiac Pathology: organization, diagnoses, management, educational aspects and telemedicine endeavors.

Slodki M, Szymkiewicz-Dangel J, Tobota Z, Seligman NS, Weiner S, Respondek-Liberska M

Prenatal diagnosis.. 2012 May 32 (5):456-60. Epub 04/12/2012.

Fetal intracardiac potassium chloride injection to expedite second-trimester dilation and evacuation.

Singh S, Seligman NS, Jackson B, Berghella V

Fetal diagnosis and therapy.. 2012 31 (1):63-8. Epub 12/22/2011.

The three-vessel view in the fetal mediastinum in the diagnosis of interrupted aortic arch.

Slodki M, Moszura T, Janiak K, Sysa A, Seligman NS, Weiner S, Respondek-Liberska M

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2011 November 37 (11):1808-13. Epub 08/15/2011.

Offering aneuploidy screening to HIV-positive women: routine counselling or not?

LaVigne KA, Seligman NS, Berghella V

BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology.. 2011 June 118 (7):775-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pouch function and gastrointestinal complications during pregnancy after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.

Seligman NS, Sbar W, Berghella V

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.. 2011 March 24 (3):525-30. Epub 07/07/2010.

Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy: Does Outcome Depend on Genotype or Phenotype?

Berzolla, C; Seligman, NS; Nnoli, A; Dysart, K; Baxter, JK; Ballas, SK.

Int J Clin Med. 2011; 2: 313-17.

Relationship between maternal methadone dose at delivery and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Seligman NS, Almario CV, Hayes EJ, Dysart KC, Berghella V, Baxter JK

The Journal of pediatrics.. 2010 September 157 (3):428-33, 433.e1. Epub 05/15/2010.

What is the optimal gestational age for history-indicated cerclage placement?

Suhag A, Seligman NS, Bianchi I, Berghella V

American journal of perinatology.. 2010 June 27 (6):469-74. Epub 01/29/2010.

Risk factors for preterm birth among opiate-addicted gravid women in a methadone treatment program.

Almario CV, Seligman NS, Dysart KC, Berghella V, Baxter JK

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2009 September 201 (3):326.e1-6. Epub 07/24/2009.

Predicting length of treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome in methadone-exposed neonates.

Seligman NS, Salva N, Hayes EJ, Dysart KC, Pequignot EC, Baxter JK

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2008 October 199 (4):396.e1-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

The Little Book of Pain Management (2019)

Chapter: Prescription Drug Abuse in Pregnancy

Authors: Neil S. Seligman

Publisher: University of Rochester 2019

Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy: A Coordinated Care Model for Best Management (2017)

Chapter: Ultrasound

Authors: Seligman NS, Chess M

Publisher: Oxford University Press 2017

The Textbook of Assisted Reproduction (2017)

Chapter: Multifetal Reduction following ART

Authors: Seligman NS, Laniewski S

Publisher: Springer 2017

Expecting Trouble: Early Warnings and Rapid Response in Maternal Medical Care (2017)

Chapter: Seizures

Authors: Seligman NS

Publisher: CRC Press, Boca Raton 2017

Maternal-Fetal Evidence-Based Guidelines (2016)

Chapter: Drug abuse

Authors: Seligman NS

Publisher: Informa Healthcare, New York 2016

Maternal Critical Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach (2013)

Chapter: Recovery from intensive care and the next pregnancy

Authors: Lombaard H and Seligman NS

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2013

Maternal-Fetal Evidence-Based Guidelines (2012)

Chapter: Drug abuse.

Authors: Seligman NS

Publisher: Informa Healthcare, New York 2012

Preterm Birth: Prevention & Management. (2010)

Chapter: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Authors: Seligman NS

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. 2010

Congenital Cystic Adenomatous Malformations. Handbook of Prenatal Diagnosis: Met (2010)

Chapter: Hyperoxygenation Study as a Predictor of Neonatal Outcome

Authors: Riley K, Seligman NS, Wood DC, Dysart K, Weiner S.

Publisher: Nova Publishers, New York 2010

Clinician's Pocket Drug Reference (2009)

Authors: Gomella, LG

Publisher: McGraw Hill, New York 2009

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