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 Collage

… → 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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    Neighborhood disorder predicts lower serum vitamin D levels in pregnant African American women: A pilot study

    Woo, J., Koenig, M. D., Engeland, C. G., Kominiarek, M. A., White-Traut, R., Yeatts, P. & Giurgescu, C., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 200, 105648.

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  • Weight gain in early, mid, and late pregnancy and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

    Dude, A. M., Kominiarek, M. A., Haas, D. M., Iams, J., Mercer, B. M., Parry, S., Reddy, U. M., Saade, G., Silver, R. M., Simhan, H., Wapner, R., Wing, D. & Grobman, W., Apr 2020, In : Pregnancy Hypertension. 20, p. 50-55 6 p.

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  • A feasibility study of activity tracking devices in pregnancy

    Kominiarek, M. A., Balmert, L. C., Tolo, H., Grobman, W. & Simon, M., Nov 4 2019, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19, 1, 401.

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  • Association between time interval from bariatric surgery to pregnancy and maternal weight outcomes

    Dolin, C. D., Chervenak, J., Pivo, S., Ude Welcome, A. & Kominiarek, M. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

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

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

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  • 1 Scopus citations