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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology



The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine is a subspecialty division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. The Division currently has four sub-specialists that provide service for a wide variety of complicated obstetrics disorders. The Division offers Antenatal Diagnosis, Clinical Genetics, Consultation and Counseling Services for the region. The Division maintains a state of the art Ultrasound Imaging System with Doppler capability.

The faculty members' interests and skills include: Management of High Risk Pregnancy, Preconceptional Counseling, Prenatal Diagnosis, Amniocentesis, Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling (PUBS), Chorionic Villous Sampling (CVS), Intrauterine Transfusion and Fetal Assessment and Therapy. The mission of the Division is patient care, teaching of the medical students and residents, as well as clinical and basic science research in Reproductive Physiology. Additionally, the Division has established a Perinatal Network in Eastern North Carolina and offers mini fellowship programs for physicians in obstetric ultrasound.

We welcome you again to the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Click here for more information on our Ultrasound Division.

MFM Protocols
Early Onset Severe Preeclampsia (pdf)
Aneuploidy Screening (pdf)
Multifetal Gestation (pdf)
Fetal Surveillance (pdf)
IUGR Flow Diagram (pdf)
Oligohydramnios (pdf)
Preterm Labor: Acute (pdf)
Gestational Diabetes

Phone: 252-744-4662
Fax: 252-744-1920

Christy M. Isler, MD, Interim Division Chief
Raymond A. Dombroski, MD
Charles A. Hodson, PhD
Edward R. Newton, MD
Diana M. Strickland, BSBA, RDMS, RDCS