Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine



The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine consists of seven MFM faculty and all actively participate in the Fellows' training. Two additional departmental research faculty also work directly with the MFM fellows as part of their training and research.

Patrick S. Ramsey, MD, MSPH – Professor
MFM Fellowship Director & Director Maternal Transport/Outreach
Maternal Medical Director, University Hospital Level IV Maternal Facility

Elly Xenakis, MD – Professor
MFM Division Director & Core OB/GYN Residency Program Director

Robert W. Huff, MD - Professor
Joseph Seitchik Chair of Reproductive Genetics

Michael Berkus, MD - Professor

Ometeotle M. Acosta, MD – Assistant Professor
Director, UT Health Seguin MFM Clinic & Medical Director, University Hospital Mommies Program

Kayla E. Ireland, MD – Assistant Professor

Deborah L. Conway, MD – Professor UT Health San Antonio Associate Dean of Curriculum

Egle Bytautiene Prewit, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor/Research

Mark Nijland, PhD - Associate Professor UT Health Assistant Vice President for Research
Scientific Director, Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Research


The Director of the Fellowship is Dr. Patrick S. Ramsey. Faculty from other divisions of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, including members of the Divisions of Neonatology, Obstetric Anesthesia, Critical Care, Perinatal Pathology, Gynecologic Oncology and General OB/GYN also contribute to a diversified experience in maternal-fetal physiology, critical care, pathology, obstetric anesthesia, research, laboratory and surgical techniques. Information about the Faculty within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology can be obtained at the Department Faculty page.