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David Cole, MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West. Dr. Cole provides expert, comprehensive and compassionate obstetric care for women at high risk for complications during pregnancy, labor and delivery. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and in the maternal-fetal medicine subspecialty. While his clinical expertise spans the full range of high-risk obstetrics, Dr. Cole has special interests in prematurity prevention for women with a history of preterm delivery, management of multiple pregnancies, and performance of multiple and difficult cesarean deliveries. Dr. Cole earned his medical degree at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM), where he remained for fellowship training in maternal-fetal medicine. From 2003 until 2006, Dr. Cole was director of high-risk pregnancy clinics at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, and was also an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at AECOM. In 2004, Dr. Cole was chosen by the residents at AECOM as their best teacher among the faculty physicians, and thus, he received the National Faculty Award of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). He joined the obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine faculty at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West in 2007. In 2008, he again received the National Faculty Award from ACOG; this time, he was selected best teacher by the resident physicians at St. Luke’s and West. Dr. Cole is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and a member of the American Medical Association and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. He has published and presented research abstracts at national meetings of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and of ACOG on a range of obstetric topics, including placenta accreta, induction, and most recently, trauma in pregnancy. In the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West, Dr. Cole has served for many years as a resident class advisor, and with residents and attendings, practices simulation of difficult obstetric cases with a computerized mannequin. He directs the department’s Resident Research Day program, and is on the Quality Improvement Committee.
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