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Rodney Edwards, MD

OB/GYN
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Member of OU Health Physicians

About Rodney Edwards

Rodney K. Edwards, MD, MS is Professor and Chief of the Section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. He also holds the Presbyterian Health Foundation Endowed Chair in Perinatal Research and is the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program Director. Finally, he is the Director of Obstetric Services for The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Dr. Edwards earned his MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. During fellowship, he earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida in Clinical Investigation. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Edwards is actively involved in clinical practice, teaching and research. He has received numerous teaching awards. Dr. Edwards has published more than 65 peer-reviewed original research articles, several textbook chapters and review articles, and he co-authored a medical student-level textbook. His research interests are infections in obstetrics, obesity, abnormal labor, and the interaction between these areas. Dr. Edwards is a regular reviewer for Obstetrics & Gynecology and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and he has reviewed manuscripts for several other journals. During the past eight years, he was included in the list of The Best Doctors in America.

Affiliations Oklahoma Children's Hospital – Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Oklahoma Children's Hospital
Awards
  • CREOG National Faculty Award 2008
  • Best Doctors in America 2013-present 2020
  • Best abstract, meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology 2006
  • Top 100 (top 5%) reviewer for American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2004
  • Top 100 (top 5%) reviewer for American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007
  • Top 10% reviewer for Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019
  • Roy Pitkin Award 2003
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award 2005
Health Education
  • College
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry Houston Baptist University
    Houston, TX
    1991
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine University of Texas Health Science Center
    Houston, TX
    1995
  • Residency
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Shands Hospital-University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL
    1999
  • Fellowship
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL
    2002
  • Training
  • Master of Science in Clinical Investigation University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL
    2001
  • Board Certification
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine 2005
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2003
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Transabdominal cerclage
  • Invasive fetal procedures such as transfusions and shunts
  • Prenatal ultrasound and diagnostic procedures
  • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling and fetal transfusion
  • Abdominal cerclage
  • Medical complications of pregnancy
  • Obstetric complications of pregnancy
Research Interests:
  • Infections in pregnancy
  • Abnormal labor
  • Obesity complicating pregnancy
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