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Katherine Swanson
Katherine Swanson, MD

Clinical Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics

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Contact Information

Department Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Address 550 16th Street
San Francisco CA 94158

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Gestational carrier pregnancies
  • Prenatal genetic testing
  • Pregnancy loss
  • Clinical obstetrics

Eduction/Training

University of Chicago BA Anthropology 2006
Northwestern University MD Medicine 2013
Northwestern University Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017
University of California, San Francisco Fellowship Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2022


 

Selected Publications

  • K Swanson, NK Ayala, RB Barnes, N Desai, M Miller, LM Yee. Understanding gestational surrogacy: a primer for obstetricians and gynecologists. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2020;222(40):330-7. PMID 31982386.
  • K Swanson, JM Letourneau, M Kuppermann, BD Einerson. Reproductive travel of intended parents for delivery of gestational carrier pregnancies. Obstetrics & Gynecology. In press.
  • K Swanson, JM Letourneau, M Kuppermann, BD Einerson. Association of obstetric and neonatal outcomes with adherence to guidelines for gestational carriers. Obstetrics & Gynecology. In press.
  • BE Mason, MC Matulich, K Swanson, EA Irwin, AW Rademaker, AM Peaceman, DR Gossett. Labor curves in multiparous women related to interbirth intervals. American Journal of Perinatology 2018;35(14):1439-1432. PMID 29920639.
  • K Swanson, WA Grobman, ES Miller. Is uterocervical angle associated with gestational latency after physical exam indicated cerclage? American Journal of Perinatology 2018;35(9):840-843. PMID 29365330.
  • A Palatnik, K Swanson, T Churchill , A Bilski, WA Grobman, ES Miller. Association between type of screening for gestational diabetes mellitus and cesarean delivery. Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017;130(3):539-544. PMID 28796680.
  • K Swanson, AR Whelan, WA Grobman, ES Miller. Can venous cord gas values predict fetal acidemia? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017;217(3):364.e1-364.e5. PMID 28578170.
  • K Swanson, WA Grobman, ES Miller. The association between the intertwin interval and adverse neonatal outcomes. American Journal of Perinatology 2017;34(1):70-73. PMID 27240096.
  • K Swanson, DR Gossett, M Fournier. Pediatricians’ beliefs and prescribing patterns of adolescent contraception: a provider survey. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2013;26(6):340-5. PMID 24075083.

Selected Presentations

  • K Swanson, JK Letourneau, BD Einerson. Severe obstetric morbidity in gestational carrier pregnancies: a population-based study. Poster presentation at 2020 Society of Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting; Vancouver, BC.
  • K Swanson, MP Debbink, JK Letourneau, BD Einerson. Obstetric and neonatal morbidity in gestational carrier pregnancies: the impact of multifetal gestation. Poster presentation at 2020 Society of Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting; Vancouver, BC.
  • K Swanson, JK Letourneau, BD Einerson. Guidelines for gestational carriers: a population-based assessment of adherence and outcomes. Poster presentation at 2020 Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting; Grapevine, TX.
  • K Swanson, A Wijekoon, D Huang, C Blat, M Rosenstein, E Mok-Lin, JD Sperling, J Gras. Does preimplantation genetic testing increase the risk of abnormal placentation in IVF pregnancies? Poster presentation at 2020 Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting; Grapevine, TX.
  • K Swanson, R Shulman, AM Peaceman. Presence of amniotic ferning at different gestational ages in patients with spontaneous rupture of membranes. Poster presentation at 2019 Society of Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting; Paris, FR.
  • K Swanson, L Liang, WA Grobman, N Higgins, M Son. Duration of fetal exposure to general endotracheal anesthesia at cesarean delivery and perinatal outcomes. Poster presentation at 2019 Society of Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting; Paris, FR.
  • K Swanson, WA Grobman, ES Miller. Is uterocervical angle associated with gestational latency after physical exam indicated cerclage? Poster presentation at 2017 Society for Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL.
  • K Swanson, AR Whelan, WA Grobman, ES Miller. Can venous cord gas predict fetal acidemia? Poster presentation at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. January, 2017.
  • A Palatnik, K Swanson, T Churchill, A Bilski, WA Grobman, ES Miller. A comparison of maternal and neonatal outcomes with two diagnostic strategies for gestational diabetes. Poster presentation at 2017 Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual meeting; Las Vegas, NV.
  • DR Gossett, BE Mason, MC Matulich, K Swanson, AM Peaceman. Labor curves in multiparous women related to interbirth intervals: 'the born-again nullipara theory'. Poster presentation at 2016 Society for Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting; Montreal, QC.