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Colby A. H. Previte, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Colby Previte is an assistant professor in the UR Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is a board certified Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Williams College with a bachelor's degree in Biology. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her Residency at the University of Rochester in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

As a general gynecologist, she enjoys seeing women of all ages for gynecologic care, both in the ambulatory setting as well as inpatient, including gynecologic surgery. As a member of the Highland Hospital obstetrics faculty, she cares for obstetric patients both in their prenatal ambulatory care and their inpatient labor and postpartum care.

She is the Director of Highland Women's Health at Culver. Her roles include supervision of resident curriculum and learning, creation of standard procedures for resident continuity clinic, and the creation of standard procedures for management of patient medical issues.

She is the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (URSMD) OB/GYN Third Year Clerkship Director. She is the OB/GYN Clerkship Site Coordinator at Highland Hospital for URSMD third-year students and Rochester Institute of Technology Physician Assistant clinical students. She has been recognized with Commendations for Excellence in Third Year Teaching, Strong Stars (awarded by grateful patients), and Outstanding Contributions to Strong Beginnings.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

1999
BA | Williams College
Biology

2004
MD | University of Massachusetts Medical School
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/2008 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2005 - 07/31/2008
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2017
ACOG Mentor Award
Sponsor: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Location: Washington, D.C.

2017
Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Teaching
Sponsor: School of Medicine and Dentistry, Class of 2018
Location: University of Rochester

2016
Highland Family Medicine Obstetrics Teaching Award, awarded for contribution to residency education.
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Family Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

2016
APGO Excellence in Teaching Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of obstetrics and gynecology
Sponsor: Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Location: Crofton, MD

2014
Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Teaching
Sponsor: School of Medicine and Dentistry, Class of 2015
Location: University of Rochester

2011
Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Teaching
Sponsor: School of Medicine and Dentistry, Class of 2012
Location: University of Rochester

2010
Strong Star, acknowledgement of "rising above the ordinary through personal efforts," awarded by a grateful patient
Sponsor: Office of Strong Commitment
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

2009
Strong Star, acknowledgement of "rising above the ordinary through personal efforts," awarded by a grateful patient
Sponsor: Office of Strong Commitment
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

2009
Outstanding Contributions to Strong Beginnings, honoring an employee who demonstrates outstanding commitment to OB/GYN Service

2008
Ward L. Ekas Award, to a member of the house staff who has demonstrated characteristics of leadership among his/her peers
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of OB/GYN

2008
Administrative Chief Recognition for service as an Administrative Chief Resident of the Department of OB/GYN

2002
Student Leadership Award
Sponsor: University of Massachusetts Medical School

1999
Sears Directors' Cup Postgraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Williams College

1997 - 1999
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Education Fund
Sponsor: Williams College

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