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Kathryn J. Drennan, M.D.

Kathryn J. Drennan, M.D.

she/her/hers

High-Risk Pregnancy, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Contact

Appointment (585) 487-3350
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

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, Hutzel Hospital. 2006 - 2009

Post Graduate, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine. 2006 - 2009

Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2003 - 2006

Internship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2002 - 2003

Post Graduate, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 2002 - 2006

Education

MD | University Of Washington Medical Center. 2002

Publications

Journal Articles

No sonographer, no radiologist: New system for automatic prenatal detection of fetal biometry, fetal presentation, and placental location

Arroyo, J.; Marini, TJ.; Saavedra, AC.; Toscano, M.; Baran, TM.; Drennan, K.; Dozier, A.; Zhao, Y.; Egoavil, M.; Tamayo, L.; Ramos, B.; Castaneda, B.

Plos One. 2022; 17(2): e0262107.

Testing a deep learning algorithm for automatic detection of prenatal ultrasound for under-resourced communities

Toscano, M.; Arroyo, J.; Saavedra, A.; Marini, TJ.; Baran, T.; Drennan, K.; Dozier, A.; Tamayo, L.; Zhao, T.,; Castaneda, B.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2022; 226(1): S353-S354.

Testing telediagnostic obstetric ultrasound in Peru: a new horizon in expanding access to prenatal ultrasound

Toscano, M.; Marini, TJ.; Drennan, K.; Baran. T.; Kan, J.; Garra, B.; Dozier, A.; Ortega, R.; Quinn, R.; Zhao, Y.; Egoavil, M.; Tamayo, L.; Carlotto, C.; Castaneda, B.

BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2021; 21(1): 1-13.

Improved recognition of maternal deaths using modern data analytics

Hollenbach, S.; Drennan, K.; Pressman, E.; Grey, L.

Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2021; 137(5): 772-778.

New Ultrasound Telediagnostic System for Low?Resource Areas: Pilot Results From Peru

Marini, T.; Oppenheimer, D.; Baran, T.; Rubens, D.; Toscano, M.; Drennan, K.; Garra, B.; Miele, F.; Garra, G.; Noone, SJ.; Tamayo, L.;Carlotto, C.; Trujillo, L.; Waks, E.; Garra, K.; Egoavil, M.; Berrospi, K.; Castaneda, B.

Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2021; 40(3): 583- 595.

69 Testing a Telediagnostic Obstetric Ultrasound System Without a Trained Sonographer in a Low-Resource Peruvian Clinic

Toscano, M.; Marini, TJ.; Baran, T.; Garra, B.; Kan, J.; Quinn, R.; Ortega, R.; Zhao, T.; Dozier, A.; Egoavil, M.; Tamayo, L.; Carlotto, C.; Drennan, K.; Castaneda, B.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2021; 224(2): S48-S49.

Maternal marijuana exposure and birth weight: An observational study surrounding recreational marijuana legalization

Straub, H.; Mou, J.; Drennan, K.; Pflugeisen, B.

American Journal of Perinatology. 2021; 38(1): 065-075.

Stillbirth in women with diabetes: a retrospective analysis of fetal autopsy reports

Lynch, T.; Westen, E.; Li, D.; Katzman, P.; Malshe, A.; Drennan, K.

The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2020; : 1-8.

Discrepancies in Prenatal Urine Drug Screening During Marijuana Legalization in Washington State [12F]

Pflugeisen, B.; Mou, J.; Straub, H.; Drennan, K.

Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2020; 135: 63S.

1165: The DECIDE study: Evaluating biochemical markers of fetal cardiac dysfunction in diabetic and nondiabetic pregnancies

Lynch, T.; Westen, E.; Szlachekta, K.; Drennan, K.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2020; 222(1): S716-S717.

152: The DECIDE study: Correlating adverse neonatal outcome and biochemical markers of cardiac dysfunction

Westen, E.; Lynch, T.; Szlachekta, K.; Drennan, K.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2020; 222(1): S111-S112.

58: Detecting the maternal in mortality: A data fusion approach to improving pregnancy-associated mortality ascertainment

Hollenbach, S.; Gray, L.; Pressman, E.; Drennan, K.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2020; 222(1): S49-S50.

EP19. 01: The influence of intrauterine growth restriction and brain?sparing effect on neonatal lactate

Marinescu, P.; Toscano, M.; Gray, L.; Glantz, C.; Meyers, J.; Olson?Chen, C.; Thornburg, L.; Drennan, K.

Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2019; 54: 351-351.

Prenatal prediction of difficult intubation in periviable neonates using standard fetal biometric parameters

Lynch, T.; Glantz, CJ.; Drennan, K.

American Journal of Perinatology. 2019; 36(6): 594-599.

North American Fetal Therapy Network: Timing of and indications for delivery following laser ablation for twin-twin transfusion syndrome

Zaretsky, M.; Tong, S.; Lagueux, M.; Lim, F.; Khalek, N.; Emery, S.; Davis, S.; Moon-Grady, A.; Drennan, K.; Treadwell, M.; Petersen, E.; Santiago-Munoz, P.; Brown, R.; North American Fetal Therapy Network.

American journal of obstetrics & gynecology MFM. 2019; 1(1): 74-81.

194: Fetal Brain to Liver Weight Ratio as a marker of uteroplacental insufficiency in stillbirths

Westen, E.; Lynch, T.; Glantz, JC.; Taggar, A.; Katzman, P.; Drennan, K.; Malshe, A.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2019; 220(1): S141.

502: Fetal cardiomyopathy in diabetic stillbirths

Westen, E.; Lynch, T.; Taggar, A.; Katzman, P.; Malshe, A.; Drennan, K.

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2019; 220(1): S337.

P14. 04: Handheld point?of?care ultrasound for gynecologic pathology: a pilot study for low?resource settings

Toscano, M.; Szlachetka, K.; Drennan, K.; Whaley, N.; Thornburg, L.

Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2018; 52: 173-173.

Nuclear Matrix: Switching to the invasive cytotrophoblast

Drennan, K. J., Linnemann, A. K., Platts, A. E., Heng, H. H., Armant, D. R., & Krawetz, S. A.

Placenta. 2010; 31(5): 365-72.

The Transitional Phase of Ductus Venosus Reversed Flow in Severely Premature IUGR Fetuses

Picconi J, Hanif F, Drennan K, Mari G.

American Journal of Perinatology. 2008; 25(4): 199-203.

Staging of intrauterine growth-restricted fetuses

Mari G, Hanif F, Drennan K, Kruger M.

Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2007; 26(11): 1469-77.

Simple, sensitive, and specific detection of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype B DNA in dried blood samples for diagnosis in infants in the field

Beck IA, Drennan KJ, Melvin AJ, Mohan KM, Herz AM, Alarcon J, Piscoya J, Velazquez C, Frenkel LM.

Journal of Clinical Mircobiology. 2001; 39(1): 29-33.

Prenatal Prediction of Difficult Intubation in Periviable Neonates Using Standard Fetal Biometric Parameters

Lynch, TL; Glantz CJ; and Drennan KJ.

Am. J Perinatal. .

Books

Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy: A Coordinated Care Model for Best Management (2018)

Chapter: Principles of Reproductive Healthcare in Chronic Neurologic Disease

Authors: Drennan KJ and Vanushkina M

Publisher: Oxford University Press 2018

Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy: A Coordinated Care Model for Best Management (2018)

Chapter: Spinal Cord Injury in Pregnancy

Authors: Drennan KJ and Vanushkina M

Publisher: Oxford University Press 2018

Global Library of Women's Medicine (2008)

Chapter: Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring

Authors: Drennan KJ, Goyert G, Sokol R

Publisher: Paula and David Bloomer 2008

Global Library of Women's Medicine (2008)

Chapter: Abnormal Labor

Authors: Drennan KJ, Blackwell S, Sokol R

Publisher: Paula and David Bloomer 2008

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