Georges Sylvestre, MD

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

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Personal Statement

"As a team of obstetrician-gynecologists, we have a common goal: To provide the best possible outcomes and the best possible patient experience. We help each other, we like each other, we like what we're doing, and we like being here. It's a great atmosphere."

Biographical Info

Dr. Georges Sylvestre is an expert in helping women who are at high risk for pregnancy complications to manage the journey from conception through childbirth. He finds it highly rewarding to help make the birth experience a positive and joyous one.

Born in France, Dr. Sylvestre spent most of his childhood and young adulthood in Montréal, Canada. He has been certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, as well as by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Sylvestre’s clinical interests revolve around medical complications of pregnancy, such as hypertension, diabetes, lupus, multifetal pregnancies, and IVF pregnancies. Dr. Sylvestre has held several clinical and leadership positions in the New York City area and worked at Weill Cornell Medicine between 2004 and 2010. Dr. Sylvestre enjoys teaching medical students and residents and has won several teaching awards. Author of several peer-reviewed articles and a textbook chapter, he is frequently invited as guest lecturer in the New York City area and abroad.    

In his free time, Dr. Sylvestre enjoys yoga, opera, and traveling the world with his family. As a recent altruistic kidney donor, he stresses the importance of health optimization before and during pregnancy, during the postpartum period, and beyond.

A graduate of McGill University, in Montreal, Dr. Sylvestre received his M.D. from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1992). His post-doctoral training included a five-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at McGill (1997), and a Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York City (2000).

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Maternal & Fetal Medicine)
Clinical Expertise
Kidney Disease
High Risk Obstetrics
Fetal Hematologic Conditions Complicating Pregnancy
Autoimmune Disease
Cancer Complicating Pregnancy
Perioperative Pain
Multiple Gestations (Twins/Triplet)
Twin Pregnancy Delivered Vaginally
Cervical Insufficiency In Pregnancy, Antepartum
Cervical Cerclage
Prenatal Diagnosis
Obstetric Ultrasound
Fetal Abnormality In Pregnancy
Fetal Anomaly
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult
Pre-Conception Counseling
  • M.D., C.M.
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)
  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Delivering Personal Care to Mother and Child | Dr. Georges Sylvestre | Weill Cornell Medicine

Offering Gentle C-Section to Delivery Moms | Dr. Georges Sylvestre | Weill Cornell Medicine

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