Dr. Paul Ogburn
MD - Clinical Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Sidra Medical and Research Center
Paul Lanier Ogburn Jr., MD is the inaugural Clinical Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sidra Medicaland Research Center. Dr. Ogburn also holds the position of Chief of Obstetrics at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q).
Dr. Ogburn is responsible for providing clinical, educational, research and general management leadership in all aspects of Obstetrics. He has over thirty years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology and a strong track record of leadership in education and research. Prior to Sidra he was atthe Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, New York, U.S., where he held the positions of Professor and Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship. Previously he was Head of Obstetrics at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and a Professor at the Mayo Medical School. He hasalso held positions at Brown University, the Women and Infants’ Hospital of Rhode Island, the University of Minnesota and the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Ogburn’s research interests include diabetes and pregnancy, preeclampsia, preterm labor and tocolytic therapy and cord blood stem cell research, among others. His research has resulted in the publication of over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has played a vital role in the development and delivery of specialist education to those training in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology as well as mentoring a significant number of the field’s future specialists.