Michelle Kominiarek

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Dr. Michelle Kominiarek, MD MS is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Associate Professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Kominiarek is nationally known for her expertise in pregnancies complicated by obesity and pregnancies that occur after bariatric surgery. Her clinical and research interests also relate to women’s health outcomes such as labor progress, anticoagulation during pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, and obstetrical hemorrhage. She is an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Kominiarek strives to provide patients and their families with an excellent prenatal care and delivery experience that focuses on patient education and empowerment and often involves a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach with other clinicians who also specialize in high-risk pregnancies.

Certifications and Licenses

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Training Experience

2003Residency, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
2006Fellowship, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Rush Medical College

… → 1999

Research interests

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • High Risk Pregnancies
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Maternal/Fetal Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Outcome Measures
  • Weight Management and Obesity
  • Women's Health

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Grants 2015 2024

Research Output 2005 2019

Gestational weight gain and group prenatal care: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Kominiarek, M., Lewkowitz, A. K., Carter, E., Fowler, S. A. & Simon, M. A., Jan 9 2019, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19, 1, 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Weight Gain
Randomized Controlled Trials
Confidence Intervals

Maternal morbidity by attempted route of delivery in periviable birth

Kawakita, T., Sondheimer, T., Jelin, A., Reddy, U. M., Landy, H. J., Huang, C. C., Ramsey, P. S., Kominiarek, M. & Grantz, K. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Length of Stay
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sexual Orientation Disparities in Pregnancy and Infant Outcomes

Everett, B. G., Kominiarek, M., Mollborn, S., Adkins, D. E. & Hughes, T. L., Jan 15 2019, In : Maternal and child health journal. 23, 1, p. 72-81 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy Outcome
Sexual Behavior
Premature Birth
1 Citation (Scopus)

Activity tracking devices in group prenatal care: A feasibility study

Kominiarek, M., Vyhmeister, H., Balmert, L. C., Fairchild, P., Tolo, H., Grobman, W. A. & Simon, M. A., Nov 1 2018, In : BioResearch Open Access. 7, 1, p. 165-176 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Feasibility Studies
Equipment and Supplies
Wear of materials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Association between gestational weight gain and perinatal outcomes

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network, Jan 1 2018, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 132, 4, p. 875-881 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Gain
Odds Ratio
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Health and Medicine Division