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Sammy M. Tabbah, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Obstetrics & Gynecology | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Kent State University
  • Medical Degree: Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Fellowship : The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal-Fetal Medicine) (Certification Date: 20170407) - (Recertification Date: 20201231)
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certification Date: 20140131) - (Recertification Date: 20201231)

Specialties

Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cervical insufficiency

Fetal growth restriction

Genetic abnormalities

Heart disease in pregnancy

Periviable birth

Preterm Labor

Twin Pregnancy

Peer Reviewed Publications

1. Nolan HR, Gurria J, Peiro JL, Tabbah SM, Diaz Primera R, Polzin W, Habli M, Lim FY 2019. Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS): Natural history, prenatal management strategies, and outcomes at a single comprehensive fetal center. J Pediatr Surg, 54 6, 1153

2. Millen KR, Buhimschi CS, Zhao G, Rood KM, Tabbah SM, Buhimschi IA. 2018. Serum and urine thioflavin-T-enhanced fluorescence in severe preeclampsia Hypertension., june 71, 1185

3. Tabbah SM, Buhimschi CS, Rodewald-Millen K, Pierson CR, Bhandari V, Samuels P, Buhimschi IA 2018. . Hepcidin, an iron regulatory hormone of innate immunity, is differentially expressed in premature fetuses with early-onset neonatal sepsis. Am J Perinatol, ,

Schoen CN, Tabbah S, Iams JD, Caughey AB, Berghella V 2015. Why the United States preterm birth rate is declining Am J Obstet Gynecol, 213 2, 175-80

Turner AN, Tabbah S, Mwapasa V, Rogerson SJ, Meshnick SR, Ackerman W, Kwiek JJ 2013. Severity of maternal HIB-1 disease is associated with adverse birth outcomes in Malawian women: a cohort study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 64 4, 392-9

Snyder CC, Wolfe KB, Loftin RW, Tabbah SM, Lewis DF, DeFranco EA 2011. The influence of hospital type on induction of labor and mode of delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 205 4, 346.e1-4

Abstract Publications

1. Rossi, Robert; Tabbah, Sammy; McKinney, David; Peiro, Jose; Lim, Foong-Yen; Habli, Mounira 2019. Clinical factors associated with shorter latency after open fetal myelomeningocele repair. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 220 1, S166


2. Taylor, Meredith; Lee, MacKenzie; Lim, Foong; Tabbah, Sammy; DeFranco, Emily; McKinney, David 2018. The influence of laser microseptostomy during selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation on newborn survival of the recipient and donor twins in twin pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion syndrome American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 218 1, S489


3. Millen, Katherine Rodewald; Buhimschi, Catalin; Zhao, Guomao; Rood, Kara; Tabbah, Sammy; Samuels, Philip; Buhimschi, Irina. 2015. Amyloid-like aggregates present in the serum of women with severe preeclampsia (sPE) and their association with severity of clinical manifestation American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 212 1, S62


5. Tabbah, Sammy; Millen, Katherine Rodewald; Summerfield, Taryn; Rood, Kara; Zhao, Guomao; Buhimschi, Catalin; Buhimschi, Irina. 2015. . Amniotic fluid hepcidin in pregnancies complicated by intraamniotic infection. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 212 1, S147


6. Rood, Kara; Millen, Katherine Rodewald; Tabbah, Sammy; Bahtiyar, Mert; Thung, Stephen; Summerfield, Taryn; Zhao, Guomao; Ackerman, William; Shellhaas, Cynthia; Samuels, Philip; Buhimschi, Irina; Buhimschi, Catalin 2015. . Evidence for the participation of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL)/matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) complex in the amniotic fluid inflammatory response to infection . American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 212 1, S219


7. Millen, Katherine Rodewald; Rood, Kara; Tabbah, Sammy; Oliver, Emily; Nayeri, Unzila; Summerfield, Taryn; Zhao, Guomao; Buhimschi, Catalin; Buhimschi, Irina. 2015. Antenatal corticosteroids’ effect on the soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) in women with preeclampsia (PE). American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 212 1, S291


4. Millen, Katherine Rodewald; Buhimschi, Catalin; Zhao, Guomao; Tabbah, Sammy; Thung, Stephen; Paidas, Michael; Funai, Edmund; Buhimschi, Irina . Heparin stimulates placental release and increases circulating levels of amyloid-like aggregates in women with prophylactic anticoagulation American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 212 1, S144