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Catherine Wheatley, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

Division of Academic Specialists of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clerkship Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty Advising Liaison, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical Director, Obstetrics Emergency (OBER)

Center for Women’s Health:
Phone: (312) 413-7500
Fax: (312) 413-8331

University Village:
Phone: (312) 413-7500
Fax: (312) 355-0614

Academic Office:
Phone: (312) 355-1661
Fax: (312) 996-4238

Medical School Residency

Wayne State University

Indiana University

Biography

Dr. Wheatley provides expert obstetric care for low and moderate risk pregnancies. She also provides gynecologic care including contraception and sexual health care, medical and procedural/surgical management of complex gynecologic conditions, and health maintenance exams. Dr. Wheatley is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is actively involved in medical student and OBGYN residency education.

Dr. Wheatley is the current OB/Gyn Core Clerkship Director for the Chicago and Rockford campuses, and serves as the Vice Chair for the Phase 2/3 Management Committee for the College of Medicine. In 2018, Dr. Wheatley received the CREOG Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education. In 2019, she was awarded the OBGYN Rising Star Award and Golden Apple Faculty Teaching Award. In 2020, she was the recipient of the APGO Excellence in Teaching Award.

Publications

Khan, AR, Geraghty JR. First Aid Clinical Pattern Recognition for the USMLE Step 1. New York: McGraw Hill; 2021. 1st ed. Wheatley, C, et al. Chapter Lead for Reproductive Chapter.

Dosaj A, Thiyagarajan D, ter Haar C, Cheng J, George J, Wheatley C, Ramanathan A. (2020). Rapid Implementation of Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Telemedicine and e-Health 2021;27:116-120.

Posters and Presentations

Izewski J, Whelan A, Morgan J, Wheatley C, Buhimschi C, Ford C. Variation in Fetal Heart Tracing Interpretation Among Providers for Patients with Primary Cesarean Delivery. Poster presented at: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2021 April 30-May 2; Virtual.

Thiyagarajan D, Wheatley C, Ramanathan A. Development of a Novel, Low-Cost, Low-Fidelity Simulation Model for Pudendal Nerve Block Application. Poster presented at: Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting; 2021 March 3-5; Virtual.

Izewski J, Whelan A, Morgan J, Wheatley C, Buhimschi C, Ford C. Indications for Primary Cesarean Deliveries and Their Association with Medical Comorbidities. Poster presented at: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2020 April 24-27; Seattle, Washington.

Whelan A, Morgan J, Izewski J, Wheatley C, Buhimschi C, Ford C. Agreement Between Providers When Determining Primary Cesarean Deliveries for Fetal Heart Tracing Indications. Poster presented at: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2020 April 24-27; Seattle, Washington.

Hussain N, Switzer J, Wheatley C. “Hitting All The Right Notes: Incorporating Entrustable Professionalism Activities (EPAs) Into Your Clerkship Curriculum.” Presented at CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting on February 28th, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.