Tony S. Wen, M.D., will be a professor and chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. In his previous role, he served as chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Jackson, MS.
Dr. Wen spent the 14 years prior at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX, where he was an associate professor and residency program director for Obstetrics and Gynecology, associate program director of the fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine, member of Academy of Master Teachers and co-chair of the medical school’s admissions committee. Dr. Wen also spent 7 years in the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as assistant professor and 3 years at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, as assistant professor.
Dr. Wen earned his undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and psychology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and his medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. He completed his residency training in the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s School of Medicine in Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital and remained there for his fellowship training in maternal-fetal medicine.
Dr. Wen has been recognized on multiple occasions as “The Best Doctor in America” and among “America’s Top Obstetricians & Gynecologists” for providing quality clinical care in women’s health. He has received numerous teaching awards—including Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology awards, the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine’s Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award and faculty induction to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society—for his leadership roles in educational programs for students, residents, fellows and practitioners, as well as his presentations, in regional and national settings, on clinical care in perinatal medicine.
Dr. Wen has participated in sponsored research funded by the National Institutes of Health, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit Network, Scope and Causes of Stillbirths, Obstetric–Fetal Pharmacology Research Units, foundations and industry for more than two decades. His areas of research focus include perinatal ultrasound, clinical perinatology, infectious diseases, and medical education.
Dr. Wen looks forward to collaborating with faculty and staff at the University of Florida College of Medicine in order to advance the university’s mission to be a preferred destination for comprehensive health services and educational programs, and to develop state-wide collaborative research in all aspects of women’s pregnancy health. He begins his new post on December 2, 2019.