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Braxton Forde, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Obstetrics & Gynecology | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati (Maternal-Fetal Medicine)
  • Residency: John Hopkins Hospital (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • MD: Ohio State University
  • BS: Ohio State University (Biomedical Sciences)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certification Date: 2022-01-28) - (Recertification Date: 2022-12-31)


Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

High-Risk Pregnancy

Peer Reviewed Publications

Forde, Braxton; Lim, Foong-Yen; McKinney, David N; Habli, Mounira; Markham, Kara B; Hoffman, Mallory; Tabbah, Sammy; Oria, Marc; Peiro, Jose L 2023. Association of amnioinfusion volume at the time of surgery for twin-twin transfusion syndrome and latency to delivery. Prenatal diagnosis, 43 9, 1239-1246

Forde, Braxton; Oria, Marc; Lampe, Kristin; Martin, Samuel; Peiro, Jose L 2023. Creation of a novel synthetic amniotic fluid for use in fetal therapy with in vitro testing on human amniotic membranes. American journal of obstetrics & gynecology MFM, 5 9, 101055

Fresch, R; Forde, B; Habli, M; Masters, H; Tabbah, S; McKinney, D; DeFranco, E A 2023. Prediction of preterm birth by transvaginal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging measurements of cervical length in pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion and treated with laser surgery. Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, ,

Hefelfinger, Leah M; DeFranco, Emily A; Mendez, Christina; McFarland, Katy; Kelly, Elizabeth; Forde, Braxton 2023. Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on social determinants of health among an inner-city obstetrical population. AJOG global reports, 3 3, 100225

Springman, Andrea; Forde, Braxton; Tolusso, Leandra; DeFranco, Emily; Swarr, Daniel T; Wright, E Deah; Habli, Mounira 2023. Twin-twin transfusion syndrome recipient with arterial calcification and heterozygous variant in ABCC6: Evidence of a gene-environment interaction? Prenatal diagnosis, 43 8, 1092-1095

Forde, Braxton; Fresch, Robert; Masters, Heather; DeFranco, Emily A; McKinney, David N; Tabbah, Sammy; Lim, Foong; Habli, Mounira 2022. Comparison of Pregnancy Outcomes of Previable and Periviable Rupture of Membranes After Laser Photocoagulation for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Obstetrics and gynecology, 140 6, 965-973

Czarny, Heather N; Forde, Braxton; DeFranco, Emily A; Hall, Eric S; Rossi, Robert M 2021. Association between mode of delivery and infant survival at 22 and 23 weeks of gestation. American journal of obstetrics & gynecology MFM, 3 4, 100340

Forde, Braxton; DeFranco, Emily A 2020. Association of Prior Cesarean Delivery With Early Term Delivery and Neonatal Morbidity. Obstetrics and gynecology, 135 6, 1367-1376

Forde, Braxton; Habli, Mounira 2020. Unique Considerations: Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes in the Setting of Fetal Surgery and Higher Order Pregnancies. Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America, 47 4, 653-669

Forde B., Englen K., Bedair H., Bene N., Talmo C., Nandi, S. 2018. Restoring femoral offset is the most important factor in preventing total hip arthroplasty dislocation Journal of Orthopaedics, 15 1, 131-133

Wallibillich J.J., Forde B., Havrilesky L.J., Cohn D.E. 2016. A personalized paradigm in the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer - A cost utility analysis of genomic-based versus cytotoxic therapy Gynecologic Oncology, 142 1, 144-149

Ammirati M., Lamki T.T., Shaw A.B., Forde B., Nakano I., Mani M. 2013. A streamlined protocol for the use of the semi-sitting position in neurosurgery: a report on 48 consecutive procedures Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20 1, 32-34

Forde B., Englen K., Bedair H., Bene N., Talmo C., Nandi, S. 2012. Atypical E2F repressors and activators coordinate placental development Developmental Cell, 22 4, 849-862