Laura DiGiovanni, MD, FACOG
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine,
Director, Obstetrical Ultrasound & Fetal Imaging Unit
Center for Women’s Health:
Phone: (312) 413-7500
Fax: (312) 996-7430
High Risk Obstetrics:
Phone: (312) 413-3890
Fax: (312) 413-3894
Phone: (312) 996-7300
Fax: (312) 996-4238
Case Western Reserve University
Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Illinois at Chicago
Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Chicago
Dr. Laura DiGiovanni is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2017, Dr. DiGiovanni assumed the role of Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Interim Director, OB Services at UI Health.
Dr. DiGiovanni completed her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, followed by a residency in OBGYN at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed a Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship at University of Chicago followed by subspecialty training in Medical Ethics. She joined the department in 2014.
Dr. DiGiovanni is double board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Dr. DiGiovanni provides obstetrical care for high risk pregnancies. She is an expert in advanced ultrasound, fetal diagnosis and the management of pregnancies complicated by high-risk conditions. She has additional expertise in chromosomal abnormalities, genetic conditions and structural fetal anomalies detected during ultrasound
Enakpene C, Marshalla M, Jones T, DiGiovanni L, Mastrogiannis M, Della Torre M. Cervical cerclage for patients on vaginal progesterone with progressively cervical shortening. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in press.
Lopes Perdigao J, McQueen D, Nunes K, DiGiovanni L. “Postpartum Hemorrhage Management in the Setting of Mechanical Heart Valves”. Case reports, Journal of Perinatal Medicine 2016, accepted.
Byrne J, Straub H, DiGiovanni L, Chor J. “Evaluation of Ethics Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Programs”. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2015;212(3):397.e1-8.
Della Torre M, Sutherland MB, DiGiovanni LM. Pearls in Clinical Obstetrics: Challenges in Anticoagulation in Pregnancy. Minerva Gynecol 2019 Apr;71(2):125-132.
Morgan J, Della Torre M, Whelan AR, Rodriguez SM, DiGiovanni LM. A Case of Massive Hepatic Infarction in a Patient with HELLP Syndrome. American Journal of Perinatology Report. 2019;09(01):e84-e87.
For a list of Dr. DiGiovanni’s publications, please click the following link:
International Gynecologic Society 93rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Invited faculty: “Ethical Issues in Ob/Gyn”, Chicago, IL, June 4-7, 2015.
NIH/NICHD R01, “QUS Technology for Identifying At-Risk Women for Spontaneous Preterm Birth”, 2017-2022, Co-Investigator (PI: B. McFarlin, University of Illinois at Chicago)