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6651 Main StreetSuite F320
Houston, TX 77030
Mark Turrentine, MD
Senior Faculty – Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic and Obstetric Specialists
|University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston||Residency||Obstetrics & Gynecology||1994|
|University of Missouri School of Medicine||Medical School||Doctor of Medicine||1990|
|University of Missouri||Masters||Master of Science in Physiology||1985|
I like to take care of patients as I would want my own family to be taken care of.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Research Design; Clinical Obstetrics
|American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
||Oral Board Examiner|
|Obstetrics and Gynecology
||Editorial Board Member; July 2012 - June 2016|
|Obstetrics and Gynecology - Clinical Conundrums
||Consultant Editor; January 2017 - Present|
|The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
May 2013 – May 2016.
May 2016 – May 2017
May 2017 – May 2019
|Member of the Committee on Practice Bulletins-Obstetrics|
Turrentine MA, Greisinger A, Brown K, Wehmanen O, Mouzoon M. Duration of intrapartum antibiotics for group B streptococcus on the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology vol. 2013, Article ID 525878, 6 pages; 2013.
Turrentine MA. Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis for Group B Streptococcus: has the time come to wait more than 4 hours? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 211, 15-17; 2014.
Turrentine MA. What is new in prenatal care? Best articles from the past year. Obstetrics & Gynecology 124: 815-816; 2014.
Turrentine MA. Obesity substantially impacts low-risk pregnancies. Mini-commentary. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 121: 1414; 2014.
Mayes S, Hashmi S, Turrentine MA, Darilek S, Friel S, Czerwinski J. Obstetrician and Gynecologist utilization of the noninvasive prenatal testing expanded option. American Journal of Perinatology Reports 6 (1), e18-e24; 2016.
Turrentine MA, Colicchia LC, Hirsch E, Cheng PJ, Tam T, Ramsey PS, Page-Ramsey SM. Efficiency of screening for the recurrence of antenatal Group B Streptococcus colonization in a subsequent pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis with independent patient data. American Journal of Perinatology 33: 510-517, 2016.
Stark LM, Power ML, Turrentine MA, Samelson R, Siddiqui MM, Paglia MJ, Strassberg ER, Kelly E, Murtough KL, and Schulkin J. Influenza vaccination among pregnant women: patient beliefs and medical provider practices. Infect Dis Obstetrics & Gynecology vol. 2016, Article ID 3281975, 8 pages, 2016.
Turrentine MA. It’s all how you “spin” it: interpretive bias in research findings in the Obstetrics and Gynecology literature. Obstetrics & Gynecology 129: 239-42, 2017.
Turrentine MA. Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Practice Bulletins – Obstetrics Practice Bulletin No 166, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstetrics & Gynecology 128: e43; 2016.
Zahn CM, El-Sayed YY, Jackson M, , Wax JR. Practice Advisory: FDA warnings regarding use of general anesthetics and sedation drugs in young children and pregnant women. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists December 21, 2016. http://www.acog.org/about-ACOG/News-Room/Practice-Advisories.
Turrentine MA. Clinical Conundrums: Is one clinician’s quandary the next clinical trial? Obstetrics & Gynecology 129: in press; 2017.
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