Jacques S. Abramowicz, MD, is the Francis T. and Lester B. Knight Chair of Oncologic Gynecology, director of obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound and codirector of the Rush Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center. He received his MD degree from Sackler School of Medicine of the Tel Aviv University in Israel and became boarded in obstetrics and gynecology in Israel. He did an ultrasound fellowship at King’s College Hospital in London and a special fellowship in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. He was board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology in 1997 by the American Board. He joined Rush University Medical Center as professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of ultrasound. He is a cofounder and codirector of the Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Program at Rush. Abramowicz is nationally and internationally known for his research regarding ob/gyn ultrasound, particularly in the fields of prenatal diagnosis and treatment of fetal anomalies, early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, 3D/4D ultrasound, and bioeffects and safety of ultrasound.
His research has been published in close to 200 manuscripts and book chapters. He is on the board of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), chair of the Bioeffects and Safety Committee of AIUM and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He believes that a pregnant woman actually represents two patients, obviously tightly connected but each with their own issues, diagnostic challenges and therapeutic solutions.