Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks, MD


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

Contact Information

Primary Office: 51225 PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242

Email: abbey-hardy-fairbanks@uiowa.edu


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

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

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Board of Medicine #38937 (expires 7/1/2015)
Fellow American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist
Diplomate American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Junior Fellow Society for Family Planning
Member American Reproductive Health Professionals
Member American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Member American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine

Research Summary

Reproductive Health Choices; General Gynecology; Obstetrics

All Publications

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. ].

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. ].

Wahle E, Hardy-Fairbanks A, Hansen J, Cowman W, Stockdale C.  Tbe 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. 

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. (Accepted for publication to Journal of Reproductive Medicine).  2014. 

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).  2014. 

Hansen J, Santillan M, Stegmann B, Foster T, Hardy-Fairbanks A.  Maternal Demographic and Clinical Variables do not predict IUC placement: Evidence for postplacental IUC placement. (Accepted for publication to Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology).  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  , 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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