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Jacques Abramowicz, MD

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Director of Ultrasound Services, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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.

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

University of Chicago Health Specialists
222 Indianapolis Boulevard, Suite 101
Schererville, IN 46375

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical School

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Tel Aviv Municipal Medical Center, Israel


Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel


King’s College Hospital, London, UK
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology

Languages Spoken


Office Postal Address

Jacques Abramowicz, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Abramowicz’s publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.