Professor Frank Chervenak
MD - Given Foundation Professor and Chairman Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - New York Weill Cornell Medical Center
Frank A. Chervenak, MD currently serves as the Given Foundation Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief and the Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University with highest distinction, and his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University where he was elected a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Chervenak has published 280 papers in peer review literature and has co-authored or co-edited 28 textbooks. Research interests include ultrasound and ethics in obstetrics and gynecology and physician leadership. He has been named a member of the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies. Dr. Chervenak has served on the Board of Governors of the American Institute in Ultrasound and Medicine and the Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. He has served as President of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine, International Fetal Medicine in Surgery Society, the New York Perinatal Society and the New York Academy of Medicine Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the New York Obstetrical Society. Currently, Dr. Chervenak serves as President of the International Society of the Fetus as a Patient, Vice-president of the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine, and Co-director of The IanDonald Inter-University School of Medicine and Ultrasound. He serves on the March of Dimes Bioethics Committee and Prematurity Research Advisory Committee.
He has been awarded doctor honoris causa from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary; University of Athens, Greece; Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania; University of The Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay; Siberian State University, Tomsk, Russia; University of Buenos Aries, Argentina; Dubrovnik International University, Croatia; Ott Scientific Research University of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Petersburg; Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow and Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology, Moscow. He has been admitted as a fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Great Britain.