Joseph G. Ouzounian

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Joe-Ouzounian

Areas of treatment:

Amniocentesis
Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
Consultative Obstetric Ultrasound
High Risk Pregnancy Management
Prenatal Diagnosis

Specialties:

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Department:

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Joseph G. Ouzounian, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Practicing location:

  • Other Locations

About this doctor:

Dr. Ouzounian is Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. At USC, he is actively involved in research, teaching and clinical practice, and has published extensively in scholarly medical journals and textbooks.

Dr. Ouzounian is a nationally-recognized expert in maternal-fetal medicine, with clinical expertise that includes prenatal diagnosis, first trimester and second trimester genetic screening, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), obstetric ultrasound and consultative management of high-risk pregnancies. Moreover, he is an invited oral examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Philosophy of care:
During pregnancy, various maternal and/or fetal issues can intermingle and have an impact on long term outcome. My approach is to understand and treat the patient as a whole, and use my clinical training and experience to help patients achieve favorable outcomes whenever possible.

Education:

MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1990

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1990-1991

Residencies:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1991-1994

Fellowships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Maternal-fetal Medicine 1994-1996

Certifications:

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional society memberships:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Awards:

Top Doctor, Pasadena Magazine, 2015
Phi Beta Kappa
Dean's Honors List
ACOG Scientific Research Award
Best Doctors® in America