Katherine R. Goetzinger, MD

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Katherine R. Goetzinger, MD


  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Available for Telemedicine Visits

About Katherine R. Goetzinger, MD

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Dr. Goetzinger was named a Top Doctor in the specialty of Maternal-Fetal Medicine by Baltimore magazine in 2020.

Dr. Goetzinger is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences.

She received her medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University in St. Louis. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis during which time she also received a Master of Science degree in Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Goetzinger joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2015 and currently serves as the director of perinatal outreach.

Dr. Goetzinger's clinical interests include antenatal care of the high risk obstetric patient, prenatal ultrasound and fetal diagnosis and complex intrapartum management. Dr. Goetzinger also coordinates the Perinatal Telemedicine program, providing remote high risk consultative services to patients across the state of Maryland who otherwise may not have access to the appropriate level of antenatal care.

Her clinical research focus has been on the use of sonographic markers to predict placental dysfunction and subsequent adverse pregnancy outcomes as well as the use of three-dimensional brain blood flow patterns to predict obstetric and neonatal outcomes in growth-restricted fetuses. Dr. Goetzinger is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

She serves as a reviewer for multiple journals and is one of the Editors for Trainees for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Goetzinger is actively engaged in medical education at all levels of training, with a focus on the incorporation of epidemiologic principles and evidence-based medicine into clinical practice.

Gender: Female

Language(s): English


  • UM Shore Regional Health - Dorchester/Easton

  • UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.

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