Obstetrics and Gynecology

Asha Rijhsinghani, MD


Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology  - Maternal/Fetal Medicine

Contact Information

Office: 31323 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-356-1945

Email: asha-rijhsinghani@uiowa.edu


MD, Grant Medical College, Bombay University, Bombay, India

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, State University of New York
Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, John Hopkins University
Fellowship, Immunology, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

Maryland Board of Medicine
New York Board of Medicine
Indiana Board of Medicine
Iowa Board of Medicine
MFM Subspecialty, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
Obstetrics and Gynecology Special Competence in Maternal Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)

Research Summary

1. Asha Rijhsinghani, Diedre Fleener, Chao Li: Impact of Maternal Age on Prenatal Diagnosis of fetal Down syndrome 2. Asha Rijhsinghani, Diedre Fleener, Chao Li: Ultrasound findings correlated with fetal death in pregnancies affected by Down syndrome 3. Asha Rijhsinghani, Diedre Fleener: Intracranial findings in fetuses with Down syndrome. 4. Asha Rijhsinghani, Diedre Fleener: Fetal cardiac exam in the morbidly obese pregnant women 5. Kristi Borowski, Asha Rijhsinghani: The Natural History of Prenatal Ultrasound Findings in Prader-Willi Syndrome-Identification of a Severe Neonatal Phenotype. 6. Shannon Findlay, MD, Dawei Liu, PhD, Asha Rijhsinghani, MD. Clinical Course and Laboratory Findings in Pregnant Patients with McArdle’s Disease

Selected Publications

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Bleile M, Rijhsinghani A, Dwyre D, Raife T.  Successful use of maternal blood in the management of severe hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn due to anti-Kp(b)..  Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis.  2010 December. 43(3):281-3.

Shamshirsaz A, Yankowitz J, Rijhsinghani A, Greiner A, Holstein S, Niebyl J.  Severe lead poisoning caused by use of health supplements presenting as acute abdominal pain during pregnancy..  Obstetrics and gynecology.  2009 August. 114(2 Pt 2):448-50.

Strauss R, Mock D, Johnson K, Cress G, Burmeister L, Zimmerman M, Bell E, Rijhsinghani A.  A randomized clinical trial comparing immediate versus delayed clamping of the umbilical cord in preterm infants: short-term clinical and laboratory endpoints..  Transfusion.  2008 April. 48(4):658-65.

Lau S, Rijhsinghani A.  Extensive cervical prolapse during labor: a case report..  The Journal of reproductive medicine.  2008 January. 53(1):67-9.

Kelly A, Rijhsinghani A.  Antenatal course of a fetal intracranial arteriovenous fistula: a case report..  The Journal of reproductive medicine.  2005 May. 50(5):367-9.

Hansen W, Rijhsinghani A, Grant S, Yankowitz J.  Prenatal diagnosis of Apert syndrome..  Fetal diagnosis and therapy.  19(2):127-30.

Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 - 21:56:23