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Deborah Boyle, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology

As a maternal-fetal physician, Deborah Boyle, MD, provides care for women experiencing high-risk pregnancies. Dr. Boyle specializes in the management of obstetrical, medical, and surgical complications related to pregnancy. She has particular interests in the detection, confirmation, assessment, and follow-up of fetal anomalies. An additional area of interest is the use of alternative medicine, lifestyle modification, and the exploration of the mind-body connection to enhance maternal health and improve obstetric outcomes. Dr. Boyle is also interested in non-narcotic alternatives for pain management and the investigation of economic strategies to provide increased access to care.

Dr. Boyle's current research involves the maternal/child bonding effect of prenatal ultrasound and its effect on depression in the mother.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical School

Rush University Medical College

Internship, Residency, and Fellowship

University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine
Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Chicago Gynecologic Society
Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-5200

Office Fax

(773) 702-0840

Office Postal Address

Deborah Boyle, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

Learn More About Dr. Boyle

Dr. Boyle supports optimized pregnancy and childbirth experiences at the Family Birth Center.

Dr. Boyle was one of dozens of specialists who cared for an infant boy born with a large neck tumor called a cervical teratoma. Dr. Boyle monitored the mother and baby before delivery and performed a highly complex cesarean section called an ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure. Read John Carlos’ birth story.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Boyle's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database (published as Dr. Deborah Gottmann).