Maternal Fetal Medicine

The Miracle of Life
Maternal Fetal Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

"Our patients are among those with the highest risk of pregnancy complications. Our goal is to help each woman achieve their best possible outcome. In order to succeed, we act as a focal point for many NBI services including genetics, NICU, pediatric and adult cardiology and hematology as well as other services."

Martin Gimovsky, MD, FACOG
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine 2001-2005


Munir Ahmad Nazir, MD

Munir Nazir, MD, FACOG
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (2006-present)
Director, Antepartum Testing Unit 2003-present
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Associate Professor, St. Georges

"My patients are carrying fetuses with complex fetal conditions such as cardiac anomalies, abdominal wall defects and syndromic disorders. It is my responsibility to oversee the work of the entire group."


Martin L. Gimovsky, M.D.

Martin L Gimovsky, MD
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
OBGYN Residency Director 2001-2012
OBGYN Vice Chairman 2007-2012
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine 2001-2005

"I care for women with a wide range of serious medical issues such as Lupus, Hypertension, Sickle Cell Anemia and Cardiac Disorders. Multiple medical disciplines are involved in providing optimal care."

- Peer selected as a "Top Doctor in Maternal Fetal Medicine" for past 6 years by Inside Jersey Magazine

- Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY


Karen Koscica, DO, FACOG

Karen Koscica, DO, FACOG
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
OBGYN Associate Director 2008-2012
Director, Placenta Accreta Team
Director, Diabetes in Pregnancy Center

"I see women whose health is compromised by diabetes, obesity and multiple repeat cesarean deliveries. My goal is to safely deliver them a healthy infant."

Maternal Fetal Medicine Research

Iatrogenic Late Preterm Delivery After Strict Implementation of Elective Term Induction Policy
Rebekah Valthaty, MD; Martin Larry Gimovsky, MD; Karen Lynn Koscica, DO; Munir A. Nazir, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

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