Department of Reproductive Medicine

Robert Resnik


Professor Emeritus, Reproductive Medicine

Former Chair, Department of Reproductive Medicine

Telephone: 619-543-2384

Medical Education

B.A. Yale University, 1960

MD, Case Western Reserve University, 1965

Residency, Yale University, 1966-70, Obstetrics and Gynecology,

NIH Research Fellow in Perinatal Medicine: University of Colorado, 1972-74

Board Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Subspecialty Board of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Honors and Awards

President-elect, American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, 2009

Elected Fellow ad eundem to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom, 2002

Lifetime Achievement Award, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2004

President, American Gynecological Club 2002

President, Perinatal Research Society, 1985

UCSD School of Medicine Faculty Mentor of the Year Award, 2005

Listed: Best Doctors in America, 1994 – present

Distinguished Guest Speaker, Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kyoto, 2005

Academy of Clinical Scholars, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 2004

Who’s Who in America, 1990 - present

Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, 1996 - present


Recent Publications

Resnik R. A different side of the corticosteroid story. Invited Editorial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004; 190:295.

Resnik JL, Hong C, Resnik R, Kazanegra R, Beede J, Bhalla V, Maisel A.
Evaluation of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in normal and preeclamptic
women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005; 193: 450

Kelly TF, Resnik R. Antenatal corticosteroids: the controversy continues. Current
Opinion in Endocrine and Diabetes 2005; 12: 237-241

Resnik R. Issues in the Management of Preterm Labor. J Obstet Gynaecol.Res 2005; 31: 354

Resnik R. Can a 29% Cesarean Delivery Rate Possibly Be Justified? (Invited editorial) . Obstet. Gynecol. 2006; 107: 1-2

Warshak CR, Eskander R, Hull AD, Scioscia AL, Mattrey RF, Benirschke K, Resnik R. Accuracy of Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Diagnosis of Placenta Accreta. Ostet Gynecol 2006; 108: 573-581

Resnik R. One size does not fit all. (Invited editorial re customized v population based fetal growth curves). Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007; 197:221

Creasy and Resnik’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Priniples and Practice, Sixth Edition, R.K. Creasy, R. Resnik, J.D. Iams, C.J. Lockwood, T.R.Moore, Eds. Saunders an Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2009


Current Fellows in Maternal-Fetal Medicine:

  • Charlotte Conturie
  • Victoria Fratto
  • Tiffany Herrero
  • Jill McCaulley