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Dr. Elizabeth Patberg
Elizabeth (Libby) Patberg, MD, MA

Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address: 490 Illinois, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143

Research/Clinical Interests

Implementation science and quality improvement, obesity, family planning, health disparities, global women's health, obstetric critical care.



Stanford University, Stanford, California

B.A. Human Biology

Stanford University, Stanford, California

M.A. Sociology
2014 University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida M.D Medicine

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Internship and Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of California, Irvine, California

Fellowship Ob/Gyn Hospitalist
2022 NYU Long Island School of Medicine, Mineola, NY Fellowship Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Achievements & Recognition

2014 ACOG District XII J. Milton Award
2014 UMMSM Medical Faculty Jay W. Weiss Award
2016 and 2018 Emory Ob/Gyn Residency Program CREOG Award
2018  Ryan Program Resident Award for Excellence in Family Planning

1) Tozour J, Bandremer S, Patberg E, Zavala J, Akerman A, Chavez MR, Mann D, Testa P, Vintzileos AM, Heo H. Application of Telemedicine Video Visits in a Maternal Fetal Medicine Practice at the epicenter of the COVID 19 pandemic. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2021, Aug 24:100469. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2021.100469
2) Patberg E, Wells M, Vahanian S, Zavala J, Bhattacharya S, Richmond D, Akerman M, Demishev M, Kinzler W, Chavez, MR, Vintzileos AM. Use of Cervical Elastography at 18 to 22 Weeks Gestation in the Prediction of Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021; 27:S0002-9378(21)00562-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.05.017
3) Zhang-Rutledge K, Jacobs M, Patberg E, Field N, Holliman K, Strobel KM, Murphy A, Robles D, Rangwala N, Gonzalez JM, Sparks TN. Interval growth across gestation in pregnancies with fetal gastroschisis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021; 31;3(5):100415. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2021.100415.
4) Patberg E, Adams T, Rekawek P, Vahanian S, Akerman M, Hernandez A, Rapkiewicz AV, Ragolia L, Sicuranza G, Chavez MR, Vintzileos AM, Khullar P. COVID-19 Infection and Placental Histopathology in Women Delivering at Term. 2021; 224(4):382.e1-382.e18.