Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks, MD


Associate Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology  - General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 51212 PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2291

Email: abbey-hardy-fairbanks@uiowa.edu


BA, Bachelor of Arts, Biology, cum laude, with distinction, The Colorado College
MD, Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Lebanon, NH

Licensure and Certifications

Board certified - Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Member, American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine

Research Summary

Reproductive Health Choices; General Gynecology; Obstetrics

All Publications

Lin I, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Impact of obesity on rates of successful vaginal delivery after term induction of labor.  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2015 September 10. 5(2):Article 4 [ 5 p. ].

McCune K, Imborek K, Ho T, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Stockdale C.  Mapping change in medical student attitudes regarding lesbian, gay and bisexual healthcare.  Proceedings in Gynecology .  2015 September 10. 5(2):Article 2 [ 9 p. ].

Brock E, Stockdale C, House H, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  The Impact of Clinical Clerkships on Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward Abortion and Contraception: a pilot study.  Proceedings in Gynecology .  2015 July. 

Swift S, Zimmerman B, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Effect of single-use negative pressure wound therapy on post-cesarean infectious wound complications for high-risk patients.  J Reprod Med.  2015 May. 60(5-6):211-218.

Dickerhoff L, Mahal A, Stockdale C, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Management of Cesarean Section Scar Pregnancy With Dehiscence in the Second Trimester: A Case Series and Review of the Literature (Accepted for publication to Journal of Reproductive Medicine, scheduled for publication May 2015).  2015 May. 

Brock E, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Stockdale C.  The Effect of Clinical Clerkships on Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward Abortion and Contraception [181] {Abstract}.  Obstet Gynecol.  2015 May. 125 Suppl 1:61s.

Dickerhoff L, Mahal A, Stockdale C, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Management of cesarean scar pregnancy in the second trimester: a report of three cases.  2015 April. 60(3-4):165-8.

Hansen J, Santillan M, Stegman B, Foster T, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Maternal demographic and clinical variables do not predict intrauterine contraception placement: Evidence for postplacental intrauterine contraception placement.  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2014 October. 4(2):Article 4 [ 7 p. ].

Krohn M, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Hansen J, Che W, Stockdale C.  Mid-Trimester pregnancy interruption: provider perspectives, practice and knowledge.  2014 October. 

Murray M, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Racek A, Stockdale C.  Pain control options for first trimester surgical abortion: a review.  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2014 October. 4(2):Article 2 [ 6 p. ].

O'Shea A, Steines J, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Retroperitoneal hematoma following hysteroscopic removal of LNG-IUS: a case report.  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2014 October. 4(2):Article 7 [ 3 p. ].

Roberts K, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Stockdale C.  The effects of obesity with pregnancy termination: a literature review.  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2014 October. 4(2):Article 3 [ 5 p. ].

McDonald M, Che W, Stockdale C, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Vaginal misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin for midtrimester labor induction: a retrospective chart review..  2014 October. 

Wahle E, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Hansen J, Cowman W, Stockdale C.  The effect of vaginal misoprostol on difficult intrauterine contraceptive removal.  Med J Obstet Gynecol.  2014 February 5. 2(1):1020.

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Swanson J.  Chapter 20: Long Acting Reversible Contraception..  2014. 

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Pan S, Decker M, Johnson D, Greenberg D, Kirkland K, Talbot E, Berstein H.  Immune Responses in Infants Whose Mothers Received Tdap Vaccine during Pregnancy.  Pediatr Infect Dis J.  2013 November 13. 32(11):1257-60.

Swift S, Zimmerman B, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Effect of single-use negative pressure wound therapy on post-cesarean infectious wound complications for high-risk patients. .  2013 October. 

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Lauria M, Mackenzie T, McCarthy M.  Intensity and Unpleasantness of Pain Following Vaginal and Cesarean Delivery: A Prospective Evaluation.  BIRTH.  2013 June. 40(2):125-133.

Cowman W, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Endres J, Stockdale C.  A select issue in the postpartum period: contraception.  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2013. 3(2):Article 1 [15 p.].

Tikkanen S, Button A, Zamba G, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Effect of chlorhexidine skin prep and subcuticular skin closure on postoperative infectious morbidity and wound complications following cesarean section..  Proc Obstet Gynecol.  2013. 3(2):Article 2 [10 p.].

Cowman W, Hansen J, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Stockdale C.  Vaginal misoprostol aids in difficult intrauterine contraceptive removal: a report of three cases..  Contraception.  2012 September. 86(3):281-4.

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Santillan M, Hansen J, Stegmann B, Foster T.  Maternal Demographic and Clinical Variables Do Not Predict IUC Placement: Evidence for Postplacental IUC Placement.  Contraception.  2012 March. 85(3):322.

Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Asthma in Pregnancy.  The Iowa Perinatology Letter.  2010 December. 

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Aronson M, Strobehn K.  Urinary Tract Injuries in Pelvic Surgery: Prevention and Recognition.  Contemporary OB/GYN.  2010 October. 

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Whiteside  J.  Pelvic Surgery After Kidney Transplant: Technique and Comment.  2010 September. 

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Baker E.  Asthma in pregnancy: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management..  Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America.  2010 June. 37(2):159-72.

Hardy-Fairbanks A, Pan S, Johnson D, Bernstein H.  Immune Responses in Infants Following Receipt of Pertussis Immunization by their Mothers During Pregnancy.  2010. 

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