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Dr. Joseph B. Shumway


Dr. Shumway is a Senior Consultant in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Sidra Medical and Research Center. Previously he was Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Ob/Gyn at the teaching hospital of St Elizabeth’s in Belleville, Illinois. He was also the director of Perinatal Services for the HSHS health system comprising of 23 hospitals in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin.

Dr. Shumway trained at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons with a joint degree in Medicine and Public Health in 1988.  After medical school he went to China where he helped to launch a nationwide Mammography Screening Program based on work he had performed while completing his Public Health degree.  He returned to residency at UCLA and gained a fellowship in MFM at Johns Hopkins. Post MFM fellowship he was recruited to St. Louis where he practiced academic medicine at St. Louis’ University.   He is also an ACOG trained Residency Program Director.

Dr. Shumway is a past president of the St. Louis Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (a founding member of the American Board of OB).