Shai M. Pri-Paz, MD, FACOG

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

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Biographical Info

Dr. Shai Pri-Paz is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He has special interests in pregnancies complicated by multiple gestations, fetal anomalies, abnormal placentation, cervical insufficiency, IVF pregnancies, and maternal medical conditions. He performs ultrasound exams and prenatal diagnosis procedures, such as Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis. 

Dr. Pri-Paz graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine in Israel. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Philadelphia at the Albert Einstein Medical Center / Thomas Jefferson University Health Care System, where he was named Chief Resident. He graduated from the Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Pri-Paz holds the opportunities he has had to work under the direction of world leading physicians in the highest regard.

Dr. Pri-Paz stated that the move to join the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College under the guidance of Dr. Frank Chervenak, who was the Department Chair, was a natural one for him. Dr. Pri-Paz believes in working with his patients to develop a relationship centered around the primary focus of their health. He strives to accomplish this by open communication--listening to patients' needs and providing them with the necessary information and care--so they can make the best possible choices and receive the best possible care.

Dr. Pri-Paz received his medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine in Israel. His post doctoral training includes an internship and a residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson University Health Care System, Philadelphia, PA in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Maternal & Fetal Medicine)
Clinical Expertise
Incompetent Cervix
Fetal Anomaly
Maternal-Fetal Ultrasound
Maternal Medicine
High Risk Obstetrics
Multiple Gestations (Twins/Triplet)
Multiple Gestations
High-Risk Pregnancy
Obstetric Ultrasound
Prenatal Diagnosis
Pregnancy Conceived Through In Vitro Fertilization
Chorionic Villus Sampling
Pre-Conception Counseling
  • M.D.
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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