Jacques Abramowicz, MD

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director of Ultrasound Services

Jacques Abramowicz, MD, is an expert in the use of ultrasound for prenatal diagnosis of fetal anomalies and screening for early detection of ovarian cancer.

Dr. Abramowicz’s research focuses on the prenatal diagnosis of fetal anomalies, screening and early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and the bioeffects and safety of ultrasound. He is on the Executive Bureau of the World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, is a member of the WHO Guidelines Task Force on Non-Ionizing Radiation and was elected a member of the Scientific Expert Group of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection in May 2016.

Dr. Abramowicz received the William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine for his significant contributions to the scientific progress of medical diagnostic ultrasound. He also was the recipient of the 2011 March of Dimes Jonas Salk Leadership award.

He has published 175 scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals, as well as more than 20 book chapters. He is co-editor of several books and the editor of “First Trimester Ultrasound: A Comprehensive Guide,” published in 2015. In addition, he has delivered 220 lectures to national and international audiences.

See Dr. Abramowicz's University of Chicago Medicine profile