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Mary Norton
Mary E. Norton, MD

Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Genetics
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences David E. Thorburn, M.D. and Kate McKee Thorburn Endowed Chair in Perinatal Medicine and Genetics

If you are a patient, please do not contact this physician by email without her prior expressed consent due to confidentiality concerns.

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 490 Illinois St, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
Practice Phone: 415/353-2566

Research/Clinical Interests

Prenatal diagnosis, reproductive genetics, obstetrical ultrasound, genetic screening, chromosomal microarray analysis, cell free DNA analysis, non-invasive prenatal testing, patient preferences, patient and provider education, decision analysis, whole exome/genome sequencing.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1982 University of Washington, Seattle B.A. Zoology/Russian
1986 University of Washington, Seattle M.D. Medicine
1990 Tufts University, Boston Internship/
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1993 UCSF Medical Center Fellowship Maternal –Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
1995 Berlex Foundation Reproductive Epidemiology and Clinical Trial Design Program
2005–07 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
2006 THANKS Star Award for Exceptional Service to UCSF Medical Center
2007 Top 5% peer-reviewer, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
2007 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine
2009-15 “Best Doctors in America:” Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics
2014 Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Dru Carlson Award for Best Research in Ultrasound and Genetics