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Samuel I. Parry, MD

Samuel I. Parry, MD Physician

Chief, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Franklin Payne Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Parry is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Samuel I. Parry

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue in 2006, and 2008 - 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Maternal Fetal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine, 1999
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heart Diseases and Pregnancy
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy - Hypertension
  • Pregnancy - Lung Disease
  • Pregnancy - Urinary Tract Disease
  • Renal Disease and Pregnancy

Description of Clinical Expertise

Areas of clinical expertise include: 1) viral infections during pregnancy, 2) medical complications of pregnancy, and 3) fetal heart rate monitoring.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: SUNY at Buffalo Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oral Boards, Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialty, National American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society, National Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Biology Subcommittee, NICHD Initial Review Group, National Philadelphia Perinatal Society, Local Pregnancy and Neonatology Study Section, NIH Center for Scientific Review (Ad Hoc Member), National Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM), National Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Foundation Selection Committee, National Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Parry is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Areas of research interest include: 1) viral infections of the human placenta, and 2) preterm delivery.

Selected Publications:

Facco FL, Parker CB, Reddy UM, Silver RM, Louis JM, Basner RC, Chung JH, Schubert FP, Pien GW, Redline S, Mobley DR, Koch MA, Simhan HN, Nhan-Chang CL, Parry S, Grobman WA, Haas DM, Wing DA, Mercer BM, Saade GR, Zee PC.: NuMoM2b Sleep-Disordered Breathing study: objectives and methods. Am J Obstet Gynecol 212 (4): 542,2015.

Zhang H, Baldwin DA, Bukowski RK, Parry S, Xu Y, Song C, Andrews WW, Saade GR, Esplin MS, Sadovsky Y, Reddy UM, Ilekis J, Varner M, Biggio JR: A Genome-Wide Association Study of Early Spontaneous Preterm Delivery. Genet Epidemiol 39 (3): 217-26,2015.

Haas DM, Parker CB, Wing DA, Parry S, Grobman WA, Mercer BM, Simhan HN, Hoffman MK, Silver RM, Wadhwa P, Iams JD, Koch MA, Caritis SN, Wapner RJ, Esplin MS, Elovitz MA, Foroud T, Peaceman AM, Saade GR, Willinger M, Reddy UM: A description of the methods of the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: monitoring mothers-to-be (nuMoM2b). Am J Obstet Gynecol 212 (4): 542,2015.

Manuck TA, Esplin MS, Biggio J, Bukowski R, Parry S, Zhang H, Varner MW, Andrews W, Saade G, Sadovsky Y, Reddy UM, Ilekis J: The phenotype of spontaneous preterm birth: application of a clinical phenotyping tool Am J Obstet Gynecol 212 (4): 487,2015.

Parry S, Zhang H, Biggio J, Bukowski R, Varner M, Xu Y, Andrews W, Saade G, Esplin S, Leite R, Ilekis J, Reddy U, Sadovsky Y, Blair I: Maternal Serum Serpin B7 Is Associated With Early Spontaneous Preterm Birth Am J Obstet Gynecol 211 (6): 678 el-12,2014.

Parry S, Elovitz MA: Pros and Cons of Maternal Cervical Length Screening to Identify Women at Risk of Spontaneous Preterm Delivery. Clin Obstet Gynecol 57 (3): 537-46,2014.

Quant HS, Friedman AM, Wang E, Parry S, Schwartz N: Transabdominal ultrasonography as a screening test for second-trimester placenta previa. Obstet Gynecol 123(3):628-33 : 2014.

Jeffcoat MK, Jeffcoat RL, Tanna N, Parry S: Association of a common genetic factor, PTGER3, with success of periodontal therapy and preterm birth. J Periodontol 85(3):446-54 : 2014.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, 2000 Courtyard

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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