Opportunity Details

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Commensurate w/Experience

Director - Fetal Care Center


Washington University School of Medicine is seeking an experienced Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist to lead our nationally recognized full-service Fetal Care Center.  The Fetal Care Center at the Women & Infants Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital combines the best of three world class medical institutions – Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Washington University Physicians.  Expertise at the Fetal Care Center includes specialists in diagnostic ultrasound, fetal surgery, high-risk pregnancy, and newborn and pediatric care. We offer collaborative, compassionate and specialized care for women and their families whose pregnancies are complicated by fetal anomalies and pregnancies complicated by conditions that are amenable to intrauterine surgery.


Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the main teaching facility on the Washington University Medical School campus.  The Fetal Care Center is a specialized state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis facility with a dedicated group of specially trained sonographers.  Additional imaging expertise exists with the Fetal Heart Program and Fetal MRI in St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  A specially designed Fetal Surgery operating room was included in the construction of the new Women’s & Infants Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital.  Pediatric and neonatal care is provided by the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the country.


Faculty academic appointment will be in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.  The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine has a strong research presence and ranks 4th nationally in NIH funding for 2020.  The Fetal Care Center is a member of NAFNet.

 Job Responsibilities will include:

  • Participation in the creation of care guidelines and best practices for fetal invention
  • Integrating value based care and working with inter disciplinary teams to achieve best outcome for maternal fetal well-being.
  • Participation in the design, implementation and iteration of evidence based fetal intervention services
  • Development of partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and post-acute providers in St. Louis and the Midwest Region.
  • Collaborating with external practitioners to ensure best implantation of research based practice for safety of patient care
  • Training and mentoring medical students, residents and fellow on new models of care and clinical practice
  • Facilitating the launch of a fellowship in fetal intervention program


  • Board Certification in Maternal Fetal Medicine and possess advanced skills in ultrasound and fetal diagnosis
  •  Excellent obstetric clinical, teaching and communication skills, and feel comfortable practicing in a evidence-based academic environment
  • Records of leadership and achievement in academic medicine

Anthony Odibo, MD, MSCE, FRCOG, FACOG



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Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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