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Catherine M. Igel, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Catherine M. Igel, MD, FACOG, is an Attending Physician of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and Fetal Medicine and OBGYN Ultrasound at Montefiore. She is also an Assistant Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Igel’s clinical focus is in fetal medicine and obstetric ultrasound; specifically- fetal growth restriction, birth defects, prenatal genetics, multifetal gestation and associated complications, as well as recurrent pregnancy loss. She directs the Fetal Medicine Practice- a clinic focused on fetal conditions.

In 2007, Dr. Igel graduated from University of California, Berkeley, completing her Bachelor of Science with a focus on Microbial Biology. Subsequently, she completed a post baccalaureate research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. Dr Igel then came to Albert Einstein College of Medicine to earn her Doctor of Medicine in 2012. Focused on a career devoted to underserved populations in the Bronx, she continued at Montefiore-Einstein for her postdoctoral training, completing a four-year residency in obstetrics and gynecology in 2016 and a three-year fellowship in maternal fetal medicine in 2019. Dr. Igel serves as co-director of the obstetric ultrasound training rotation for residents.

Following her clinical interests, Dr. Igel’s research focuses on fetal growth restriction, stillbirth, recurrent pregnancy loss, healthcare disparities in prenatal genetics, as well as novel ultrasound techniques and protocols to improve fetal well-being. Her research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals as well as presentations at National and International Conferences.

Dr. Igel is board certified and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2016, she was awarded the Henry and Betty Lewis Prize, which recognizes the resident most proficient in operative and labor management techniques that reduce the need for cesarean section.

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Medical School:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Montefiore Medical Center