Mehmet R. Genc, MD, PhD
MFM Fellowship Program Director
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Dr. Genc attended medical school at Istanbul University in Istanbul, Turkey. He also completed a Ph.D program in clinical bacteriology at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. He then completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at New York Presbyterian Hospital followed by fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School, Weill Cornell Medical College and Rutgers University.
Dr. Genc’s clinical interests encompass a wide range of topics in maternal fetal medicine including infections affecting the mother and the fetus, cancer and autoimmune diseases in pregnancy as well as diagnosis and management of complex fetal anomalies. He served as a member of Fetal Care Center at Harvard University, the director of Perinatal Infectious Diseases Service at Cornell University as well as co-chairman of labor and delivery safety committee at Jersey Shore University Hospital. Castle Connolly named him as one of America’s Top Doctors annually since 2012.
Dr. Genc has authored more than 30 articles in peer-viewed journals including JAMA and Annals of Internal Medicine, and contributed chapters to numerous books. He received several awards for excellence in research. His research on genetic susceptibility to preterm labor and genital tract microbiome was funded by National Institutes of Health and Center for Disease Control. He serves as the Associate Editor for Journal of Perinatal Medicine and ad hoc reviewer for prominent medical journals.