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Leo Brancazio, MD, FACOG

Chair, WVU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Leo R. Brancazio, MD, FACOG, is a nationally-recognized expert in high-risk obstetrics with extensive clinical experience in medical complications of pregnancy and pharmacology during pregnancy. Dr. Brancazio, chair of the WVU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is board certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology.

He received his Bachelor of Arts and Doctorate in Medicine degrees from West Virginia University. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Magee-Women’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

From 2001 until 2015, Brancazio was on faculty at Duke University. There he was the medical director for labor and delivery at the Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. Later he became the vice chair for quality and safety.

Brancazio returned to WVU in 2015 as professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics. His goal is to improve healthcare for the women of the state and the region.


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